On Friday 06 September 2013 09:33:01 Adrian Schröter wrote:
> >
> > What do you mean by the appdata.xml being "in the repo", is that on my
> > computer somewhere?
> It is part of the rpm-md and suse meta data. It is usually on disk in the
> zypp cache, for example
>  /var/cache/zypp/raw/openSUSE-12.3-1.7/suse/setup/descr/appdata.xml.gz
> on standard openSUSE 12.3 system. Our in general
>   /var/cache/zypp/raw/*/repodata/*-appdata.xml.gz

It's available for susetag repos as well. And only valid in those /raw/* which 
corespond to actually enabled repos. 

> > And generally I need the data not only for installed applications. Muon
> > Discover will only show those applications in the GUI which are contained
> > inside the AppStream files.
> I hope libzypp offers an interface to access this data, so that you do not
> need to implement your own parsers for all metadata formats.

Not yet, but we probably can do. Question is what kind of support do we need. 
Just access to the data or do we think about even integrating this into the 


    Michael Andres

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