[Rpm-maint] Add appdata() and application() auto-provides
pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Wed Oct 9 11:25:43 UTC 2013
On 10/08/2013 12:55 PM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 8 October 2013 10:52, Panu Matilainen <pmatilai at laiskiainen.org> wrote:
>>> Another possibility could be actually emitting a provide for all types,
>>> based on the value name, eg Link would get a link() provide etc. And
>>> thinking about that makes me think perhaps these provides should be
>>> namespaced somehow, eg desktop-application() or such.
>> Richard, any thoughts/comments on this all?
> Sorry, been crazy busy here. I do see a need for Application(app_id)
> and also Application() but I'm not so sure of the AppData ones; I
> certainly don't need them. Desktop files of type link and directory
> are also useless to me, and would confuse things. I think it's also
> fine to have Application without a prefix as it's basically the only
> way we define what an app is in Linux now.
Okay, so we better just skip everything except explicit Type=Application
.desktop files for the provides, that was the prime question here to me
I've no clue about the AppData part (what it contains or how it would be
- Panu -
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