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

Submitter:  Colin Macdonald <cbm>
Submitted:  Mon 18 Jan 2016 10:01:02 PM UTC
Category:  Forge : new feature Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Wont Do Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Open/Closed:  Closed
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Mon 30 Aug 2021 08:02:53 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Agree, closing report.

Kai Torben Ohlhus <siko1056>
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Mon 10 May 2021 07:53:41 PM UTC, comment #2: 

with ODEPKG no longer available or installable, should this patch be closed?

Nicholas Jankowski <nrjank>
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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:

PKG_FILES = COPYING DESCRIPTION INDEX $(wildcard src/*) $(wildcard inst/*) \
        doc/odepkg.pdf doc/Makefile $(wildcard doc/*.texi)

(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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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2021-10-21 mtmiller Carbon-CopyRemoved 80942 -
    2021-08-30 siko1056 StatusNone Wont Do
        Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    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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