Re: Flatpak packaging for stable releases
- Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 07:07:02 +0200
- From: Jan Grulich <jgrulich@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Flatpak packaging for stable releases
On neděle 15. dubna 2018 9:56:40 CEST Ben Cooksley wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 11:52 AM, Aleix Pol <aleixpol@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 11:20 PM, Matthieu Gallien
> > <gallien.matthieu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> I really appreciate the work that has gone into flatpak and the excellent
> >> support for it in KDE and the KDE infrastructure for it.
> >> I have an hard time understanding what is the best way to distribute a
> >> stable release through flatpak.
> >> I am not sure if the KDE flatpak repositories are supposed to also be
> >> used for stable releases.
> >> I have seen a few KDE applications being also hosted on flathub. Is this
> >> the way to go ?
> > flatpak-kde-runtime is used for flathub stable releases,
> > flatpak-kde-applications isn't.
> Just curious - does this mean every download from Flathub for a KDE
> application hits flatpak-kde-runtime, or is that a one-off hit when
> the bundle is generated and uploaded to Flathub?
Runtimes and applications are separated, you download a runtime for multiple
applications. As for KDE runtime, it is build and hosted on flathub so
everyone installing a Qt/KDE app dowloads the runtime from Flathub directly,
not from our servers where we host KDE Applications.