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  • MetaInfo Creator - Easily Creating AppStream Metadata For Software

    Phoronix: MetaInfo Creator - Easily Creating AppStream Metadata For Software

    While the cross-distribution AppStream specification standardizes the software component metadata for use by Linux software centers/stores, it turns out many open-source developers aren't interested in or time limited by learning the spec and maintaining the metadata. As such, Matthias Klumpp has now developed the MetaInfo Creator for easily creating this important cross-distro metadata for packages...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...ator-AppStream

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    I was searching for something like this a few months ago in order to contribute metadata in a project and I was surprised that nothing existed. The easiest solution was to copy the metadata from a similar project and do some changes. As a general note it would be nice if there were solutions to add information like project name and version directly from a cmake file during build time so that you don't have to change the appdata file almost never after initial creation.
    Last edited by ThanosApostolou; 03-08-2020, 12:22 PM.

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