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patch #8870: [octave forge] (odepkg) add metainfo.xml file for Gnome Software

Submitted by:  Colin Macdonald <cbm>
Submitted on:  Mon 18 Jan 2016 10:01:02 PM UTC  
Category:  Forge : new feature Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Open

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Fri 05 Feb 2016 07:15:35 PM UTC, comment #1:

Simpler licensing. I also don't mind if you just put your own name in there!

Also, added a description and keywords.

(file #36258)

Colin Macdonald <cbm>
Mon 18 Jan 2016 10:01:02 PM UTC, original submission:

Gnome Software (and other GUI package managers) uses metainfo.xml files to link pkgs as "Add-ons", in this case to GNU Octave.

Here is a patch to add such a file.

I think the file should just be included in the released .tar.gz like DESCRIPTION, NEWS, etc. But I didn't see a Makefile that actually creates the tarball. I wasn't sure if I should add it here or not:
(so I did not).

Colin Macdonald <cbm>


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file #36258:  add-metainfo-xml-2.patch added by cbm (3KiB - text/x-patch - updated patch)


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    Follow 4 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-04-10 mtmiller CategoryNone => Forge : new feature
        Summaryodepkg: add metainfo.xml file for Gnome Software => [octave forge] (odepkg) add metainfo.xml file for Gnome Software
    2016-02-05 cbm Attached File- => Added add-metainfo-xml-2.patch, #36258
    2016-01-18 cbm Attached File- => Added octave-odepkg.metainfo.xml, #36088

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