Heads up; F22 will require applications to ship appdata to be listed in software center
drago01 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 26 10:08:17 UTC 2014
On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 10:42 AM, Lars E. Pettersson <lars at homer.se> wrote:
> 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?
gcc isn't an application in a sense of "gui application" so there is
to ways to install it
either the user installs an IDE which pulls it in as dep or he/she
installs it using yum/dnf.
> How does 'application' correlates to a rpm-package?
Application means GUI application that has a .desktop file.
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