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

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Tue Jan 28 20:12:03 UTC 2014


On 28 January 2014 18:43, Przemek Klosowski <przemek.klosowski at nist.gov> wrote:
> There are two separate issues here: 'abandonment', and 'GUIness'. As to the
> latter, I think it's a mistake to have a primary application installation
> tool that only deals with GUI apps, because it relegates text-based tools,
> such as 'units', to a second-class status of being hard to find and to
> install.

That's not the tool we've designed and built. We've built a GUI
application installer, not a package installer.

> Similarly, at least some apps with inactive upstream are fine the
> way they are and do not deserve to be locked up in the attic.

Right, that's fine. The Fedora packager can create one in 2 minutes
(yes!) and ship it in the package.

Richard.


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