Doesn't handle apt:// URLs any more

Bug #1726405 reported by Iain Lane on 2017-10-23
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gnome-software (Ubuntu)
Iain Lane

Bug Description

I think we must have regressed this when we switched to PK. The PK plugin doesn't handle launching from a URL. That is,

  $ gnome-software apt://foo

doesn't work.

I asked hughsie and he said it was OK to add this feature upstream.

Iain Lane (laney) wrote :

It's not so severe since apturl is still installed by default and seems to take precedence, meaning that apt://foo does actually still work.

Iain Lane (laney) wrote :
Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Iain Lane (laney)
status: New → In Progress
Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the issue described there has been fixed right?

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