[Fedora-packaging] Icon tag in spec files

Tom Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Mar 5 15:51:47 UTC 2012

On 03/05/2012 12:53 AM, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 06:38:27PM -0600, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>> I have a request (bz 787335) to add an Icon tag to the spec file for
>> freecol so that the appropriate icon will be displayed at:
>> https://community.dev.fedoraproject.org/packages/freecol
>> I don't remember running across any guidelines covering this.
>> Is this something I missed? Is this something new that should
>> be documented?
> Icon does not need to be used in the Fedora spec files.  Just like groups,
> this is something that is better done outside of packages (as different
> spins/themes/etc may want to use differen groups or different icons for the
> same package).
> I doubt that the fedora packager web application is using the Icon tag in
> the spec file but you could ask threebean and lmacken on IRC if that's the
> case.

In fact, I'm rather confident we are not doing this, but instead, using
the .desktop file.


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