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

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Mon Jan 27 16:29:09 UTC 2014


Le lundi 27 janvier 2014 à 17:11 +0100, Andreas Tunek a écrit :
> 2014-01-26 Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org>:
> > Le dimanche 26 janvier 2014 à 18:14 +0100, Heiko Adams a écrit :
> >> Am Sonntag, den 26.01.2014, 12:01 -0500 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
> >> > Hi
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 11:57 AM, drago01 wrote:
> >> >
> >> >         No this isn't an issue at all. No one is saying that non gui
> >> >         apps are
> >> >         useless or should be removed.
> >> >         The point is that gui installer installs gui apps. If you want
> >> >         to
> >> >         install a command line tool whats wrong with
> >> >         using the command line for that? If you don't know how to use
> >> >         the
> >> >         command line there is no point in installing
> >> >         it in the first place.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I can use yum just fine but I don't find it convenient to go to the
> >> > gui for gui apps and then remember to go use yum to install command
> >> > line apps.
> >> >
> >> Following this logic users have to use yum, dnf, yumex oder
> >> gnome-packagekit-installer to install i.e. additional GUI-Themes or
> >> mouse-cursors because they are no apps and for that reason not listed in
> >> gnome-software, right? If yes, that's IMHO absolute bullshit!
> >
> > It would make more sense to install them directly from the tool that set
> > the mouse cursors, or the theme. Why switch to a different tool ( ie, a
> > software installer ) to install something that is not a software ?
> >
> 
> So every application that could be extended would have to be
> rewritten?

not rewritten, but extended.

>  How would you solve stuff like extra gvfs-components? Have
> that support in nautilus?

like we do for gstreamer or fonts. In the case of gvfs, this could
manifests by people trying to connect to ftp, and then showing a popup
"this url is not supported, but we can install it". 


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Michael Scherer



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