Heads up; F22 will require applications to ship appdata to be listed in software center

Lars E. Pettersson lars at homer.se
Sun Jan 26 09:42:12 UTC 2014

On 01/23/2014 02:04 PM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 23 January 2014 12:37, David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com> wrote:
>> What constitutes an 'application' in this sense?  Does 'gcc' count for
>> instance?  How about 'find'?
> No. In the AppStream and AppData definitions, a program is an
> application if "it has a .desktop file that is visible in the menu".
> i.e. not NoDisplay=true and that has at least one valid category.

How is the user then supposed to find gcc, find, or similar 
programs/rpm-packages if these does not show up in 'software center'? Or 
am I missing something obvious here?

How does 'application' correlates to a rpm-package?

Lars E. Pettersson <lars at homer.se>

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