Lintian Reports

E appstream-metadata-legacy-format

All reports of appstream-metadata-legacy-format for the archive. The extended description of this tag is:

AppStream metadata with obsolete <application> root node found. This indicate a legacy format. The metadata should follow the format the new outlined on the homepage.

It is possible to validate the format using 'appstreamcli validate'.

Refer to and for details.

Severity: important, Certainty: certain

Check: appstream-metadata, Type: binary

Emitted (non-overridden): 37, overridden: 0, total: 37

The package names link to the relevant maintainer page and the corresponding report for the source package. The links go to the full maintainer report page, which includes info and experimental tags and overridden tags, rather than the default page that shows only errors and warnings.

accerciser 3.22.0-7 (binary) (Debian Accessibility Team <>)

almanah 0.11.1-2+b1 (binary) (Angel Abad <>)

brasero 3.12.2-5 (binary) (Debian GNOME Maintainers <>)

buzztrax 0.10.2-6 (binary) (Maintainers of GStreamer packages <>)

cherrytree 0.37.6-1.1 (binary) (Python Applications Packaging Team <>)

clementine 1.3.1+git609-g623a53681+dfsg-1 (binary) (Thomas Pierson <>)

datovka 4.9.3-2 (binary) (Ondřej Surý <>)

empathy 3.25.90+really3.12.14-1 (binary) (Debian Telepathy maintainers <>)

eom-common 1.20.2-2 (binary) (Debian+Ubuntu MATE Packaging Team <>)

etm 3.2.30-1 (binary) (Python Applications Packaging Team <>)

ettercap-graphical 1:0.8.2-10+b2 (binary) (Barak A. Pearlmutter <>)

fbzx 3.1.0-1 (binary) (Santiago Vila <>)

fmit 1.2.6-0.1~exp1 (binary) (John Wright <>)

fmit 1.0.0-1.1 (binary) (John Wright <>)

font-manager 0.7.3-1.1 (binary) (Alessio Treglia <>)

gitg 3.30.1-2 (binary) (Debian GNOME Maintainers <>)

gparted 0.32.0-2 (binary) (Phillip Susi <>)

luminance-hdr 2.5.1+dfsg-3+b4 (binary) (Debian PhotoTools Maintainers <>)

mailnag 1.2.1-1.1 (binary) (Vincent Cheng <>)

mcomix 1.2.1-1.1 (binary) (Krzysztof Klimonda <>)

mypaint 1.2.0-4.1 (binary) (Python Applications Packaging Team <>)

naev 0.7.0-2+b1 (binary) (Federico Ceratto <>)

nemiver 0.9.6-1.2 (binary) (Luca Bruno <>)

nip2 8.7.0-1 (binary) (Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <>)

nitrogen 1.6.1-2 (binary) (Stefan Schoerghofer <>)

photocollage 1.4.3-2.1 (binary) (Adrien Vergé <>)

pidgin 2.13.0-2+b1 (binary) (Ari Pollak <>)

pithos 1.1.2-1 (binary) (Luke Faraone <>)

plotdrop 0.5.4-1 (binary) (Debian Science Maintainers <>)

pychess 0.12.2-1 (binary) (Varun Hiremath <>)

redshift-gtk 1.12-2 (binary) (Ritesh Raj Sarraf <>)

scap-workbench 1.1.5-1 (binary) (Frank Lin PIAT <>)

system-config-printer 1.5.11-4 (binary) (Debian GNOME Maintainers <>)

termit 3.0-1+b1 (binary) (Thomas Koch <>)

ufraw 0.22-4 (binary) (Hubert Chathi <>)

virt-viewer 7.0-2 (binary) (Debian Libvirt Maintainers <>)

virt-viewer 8.0-1 (binary) (Debian Libvirt Maintainers <>)