Is the step to delete old metadata actually required? That will complicate
the SRU if so..
On Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 13:25 François Marier <franc...@debian.org> wrote:
> >From https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/appstream-
> "I have uploaded a fixed package to my PPA:
> Here's how I fixed the problem:
> 1. upgrade the appstream-glib package to the one in my PPA
> 2. delete /var/cache/app-info/xmls/fwupd.xml
> 3. run `fwupdmgr refresh` as root to re-download the XML file"
> This is the patch I added to the package:
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> Please backport fix for & in attributes
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Please backport fix for & in attributes
Status in Fwupd:
Status in appstream-glib package in Ubuntu:
Status in appstream-glib source package in Xenial:
There are instances of fwupd being unable to run updates on certain
devices on Ubuntu 16.04. due to a "&" in metadata.
* Try to perform an update on a 8bitdo affected device.
* Regressions would occur in metadata processing where the fwupd
daemon wouldn't be able to process it.
This was discussed here:
This has been fixed in appstream-glib to prevent & in the metadata. This fix
is already in 18.04 and just needs to be backported to 16.04.
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