Update app-install-data

The app-install-data package is used by software-center, gnome-app-install, packagekit and adept_installer. It is a collection of desktop files/icons with added meta-information about the packages.

Usually a up-to-date version can be found at: (updated regularly).

If not, it is generated on a system with a full mirror like this:

$ bzr co lp:~mvo/archive-crawler/mvo archive-crawler
$ cd archive-crawler
$ rm -f data/menu-data/*.desktop data/menu-data/icon/* data/desktop.p
$ --pooldir /src/path/to/pooldir
$ tar czvf menu-data-$(date +%Y%m%d).tar.gz  menu-data menu-data-codecs

To update the app-install-data-ubuntu package then run:

$ bzr co lp:~ubuntu-core-dev/app-install-data-ubuntu/ubuntu app-install-data-ubuntu
$ cd app-install-data-ubuntu
$ ./ /path/to/tarball/with/menu/data
# control the result
$ utils/ | xargs bzr diff | less
$ bzr commit
$ bzr-build-package -S
dput ...

GnomeAppInstallDesktopDatabaseUpdate (last edited 2009-09-29 08:57:31 by p5B09C9B0)