Do appdata files installed by a package do anything?

Florian Weimer fweimer at
Fri Jul 3 05:29:54 UTC 2015

On 07/03/2015 06:45 AM, Christopher Meng wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 3, 2015 at 10:35 AM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at> wrote:
>> Subject pretty much says it all...
>> I have an appdata file from upstream that I think has a bad screenshot URL,
>> how do I test this?
> You can either ask upstream to fix that,

Which “that”?  The file (with a different URL) or the bad URL itself (to
make it not bad)?

> or disable that screenshot for a while(make sure there are still other shots)

Any file change would be invisible until the appstream-data package
contents is regenerated, right?  I suspect that's what causes testing

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security

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