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Bug#722316: ITP: gnome-software -- GNOME Software Tools

Le Fri, 2 May 2014 13:13:06 +0200,
Matthias Klumpp <mak@debian.org> a écrit :

> 2014-05-02 12:32 GMT+02:00 Laurent Bigonville <bigon@debian.org>:
> > Le Fri, 2 May 2014 02:51:26 +0200,
> > Matthias Klumpp <mak@debian.org> a écrit :
> >
> >> 2014-05-02 2:46 GMT+02:00 Matthias Klumpp <mak@debian.org>:
> > [...]
> >> @Laurent: How far did you get with your packaging? Just-started or
> >> almost-finished stage?
> >
> > I think my pkg is almost ready, it just miss the description (and
> > probably some runtime dependency against the appstream data pkg).
> >
> > You can find my pkg at:
> > http://people.debian.org/~bigon/gnome-software/
> Our packages are different, because I obviously didn't use the
> GNOME-team packaging guidelines ;-)
> Does GS work for you? If so, where did you get the metadata from,
> since GS doesn't use appstream-index data in Debian (yet), and with
> the version you packaged it also isn't able yet to consume other
> metadata sources (except plain .desktop files).

gnome-software is indeed not fully working due to the missing appstream
data, that's why I didn't even commit it to the repository, this was
definitely just a test made during our Sprint last weekend.

> > If it's ok I'll commit it to the GNOME team svn
> Yes, but can you maybe add me as co-maintainer?

OK, I'll do that

> We should test this stuff in experimental, together with PK 0.9, as
> soon as it becomes ready (I am working on the remaining dependencies,
> but since this is also upstream work, it might take a little bit more
> time)


> Cheers,
>    Matthias
> P.S: Just curiousity: Does the GNOME-team policy allow maintaining
> stuff in Git as well? Or is SVN mandatory?

Ah well we are in the process of moving to git, sjoerd has worked on
conversions scripts, but ATM everything is still in SVN.

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