Proposal: AppData files in all application packages?

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Wed Sep 11 07:33:46 UTC 2013

On 10 September 2013 17:58, Remi Collet <Fedora at> wrote:
> Just to confirm: this new file is only useful on fedora >= 20 ?


> (so we need to not ship it in fedora < 20, perhaps some Guildelines
> about this could be useful)

Like Elad said, I think shipping it before that is fine.

> Which package own /usr/share/appdata ?

At the moment it's gnome-software, which isn't exactly ideal. I'm
erring towards adding it to filesystem, but other ideas welcome.

> P.S. new version 0.3RC of qelectrotech in rawhide have this file,
> added by upstream on my proposal.

That's great, thanks.


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