Bug 1727606 - Fedora flatpak for this app on registry.fedoraproject.org
Summary: Fedora flatpak for this app on registry.fedoraproject.org
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-contacts
Version: 34
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Elad Alfassa
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-07-07 13:58 UTC by rugk
Modified: 2021-03-02 12:35 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2021-03-02 12:35:55 UTC
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Description rugk 2019-07-07 13:58:00 UTC
It would be great if you could provide a flatpak package of this app to https://registry.fedoraproject.org/.

Especially for users of Fedora Silverblue https://silverblue.fedoraproject.org/ this then allows a seamless installation and upgrades without rebooting the system (just restarting the application).

Additionally, flatpaks can of course be installed on any distro, so also non-Fedora users could use it too.

More details:
* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Workstation/Flatpaks
* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Graphical_Applications_as_Flatpaks

I know this app is available on Flathub as a flatpak, but I still prefer Fedora's package testing/QA etc., that's why I'd also like to have a version on https://registry.fedoraproject.org/. Also Flathub is a third-party source from the Fedora users/projects viewpoint, so I guess some users would not like to use third-party app sources.
However, the fact that it is on Flathub should make it easier for you to implement this, because you can have a look on how they do it. (Not that you need to do everything in the same way, but it proves it is possible to package as a flatpak, at least.)

This is really a basic GNOME application, so not being able to use this on Silverblue (without rpm-ostree layering or "inofficial" Flathub as a source) is quite bad.

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2019-08-13 16:49:58 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 31 development cycle.
Changing version to '31'.

Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2020-11-03 15:19:21 UTC
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Comment 3 rugk 2020-11-03 19:08:44 UTC
It's a feature request, independent of the version.

Comment 4 Ben Cotton 2021-02-09 15:10:25 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 34 development cycle.
Changing version to 34.

Comment 5 David King 2021-03-02 12:35:55 UTC
This has existed since F32: https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=1493445

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