Opened 3 weeks ago

Closed 3 weeks ago

Last modified 3 weeks ago

#15096 closed defect (fixed)

Follow AppStream metadata guidelines

Reported by: Don-vip Owned by: bastiK
Priority: normal Milestone: 17.08
Component: Ubuntu package Version:
Keywords: debian appstream freedesktop lintian Cc: sebastic


Lintian for JOSM Debian package triggers two issues:

W appstream-metadata-in-legacy-location

AppStream metadata file was found in /usr/share/appdata/. The AppStream XML files should be placed in /usr/share/metainfo/.

Refer to for details.

Severity: minor, Certainty: certain

E appstream-metadata-legacy-format

AppStream metadata with obsolete <application> root node found. This indicate a legacy format. The metadata should follow the format the new outlined on the homepage.

It is possible to validate the format using 'appstreamcli validate'.

Refer to and for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

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Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 3 weeks ago by Don-vip

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

In 12543/josm:

fix #15096 - Follow AppStream metadata guidelines

comment:2 Changed 3 weeks ago by sebastic

Thanks for the notice, I've cherry-picked the commit and included it as a patch in josm (0.0.svn12542+dfsg-1).

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