bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #43279, Please install the supplied...

 
 

bug #43279: Please install the supplied AppData file

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 22 Sep 2014 04:12:48 PM UTC  
 
Category:  Configuration and Build System Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  dev
Operating System:  GNU/Linux

Add a New Comment (Rich Markup)
   

You are not logged in

Please log in, so followups can be emailed to you.

 

Sat 21 Feb 2015 10:00:55 PM UTC, comment #4: 

This is fixed for the upcoming 4.0 release:

http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/7dbb8aa43d56

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Tue 23 Sep 2014 11:24:16 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Yes, the appdata file basename needs to match the basename of the appdata file and the <id> inside it needs to match the application id (the desktop filename). It also does need to be installed into ${datadir}/appdata. Thanks!

Anonymous
Tue 23 Sep 2014 11:19:52 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Richard should confirm or clarify, but I think he is asking for the file to be installed into ${datadir}/appdata and to have the same name as the .desktop file we install into ${datadir}/applications.

So if we install ${datadir}/applications/www.octave.org-octave.desktop, we should install ${datadir}/appdata/www.octave.org-octave.appdata.xml also.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Mon 22 Sep 2014 11:03:27 PM UTC, comment #1: 

This has already been reported as bug #40356, see https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?40356

It has also been fixed with cset 32344942ee6e, see http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/32344942ee6e

Or is this bug report about making specific changes to that file?

Carnë Draug <carandraug>
Project Member
Mon 22 Sep 2014 04:12:48 PM UTC, original submission:  

Please consider installing this AppData file we wrote: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/hughsie/fedora-appstream/master/appdata-extra/desktop/octave.appdata.xml

This is used in GNOME and KDE software installers to add the application description and some screenshots. We'd love to showcase more applications, but without the extra data file we can't. The AppData file needs to be installed to /usr/share/appdata/ on Linux and the basename needs to match the .desktop basename. It would also be great if you could integrate the file with your translation system (e.g. intltool) to make the descriptions translated.

See http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/appdata/ for more details; thanks!

Richard

Anonymous

 

(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

Attach Files:
   
   
Comment:
   

No files currently attached

 

Depends on the following items: None found

Items that depend on this one: None found

 

Carbon-Copy List
  • -email is unavailable- added by mtmiller (Posted a comment)
  • -email is unavailable- added by None (Submitted the item)
  •  

    Do you think this task is very important?
    If so, you can add your encouragement to it.
    This task has 0 encouragements so far.

    Only project members can vote.

     

     

     

    Follow 6 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2015-02-21 mtmiller StatusConfirmed => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2014-09-24 carandraug StatusDuplicate => Confirmed
        Open/ClosedClosed => Open
    2014-09-22 carandraug StatusNone => Duplicate
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed

    Back to the top


    Powered by Savane 3.5