[openstack-dev] [horizon] python-selenium is non-free, Horizon shouldn't use it
Daniel P. Berrange
berrange at redhat.com
Thu Jul 4 13:55:30 UTC 2013
On Thu, Jul 04, 2013 at 09:34:01AM -0400, Julie Pichon wrote:
> Hi Sascha,
> "Sascha Peilicke" <speilicke at suse.com> wrote:
> > On 07/04/2013 02:34 PM, Sascha Peilicke wrote:
> > > On 07/04/2013 12:03 PM, Matthias Runge wrote:
> > >> On 04/07/13 11:27, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > >>> Horizon seems to use python-selenium. The problem is that, in Debian,
> > >>> this package is in the non-free repository. So I strongly suggest to not
> > >>> use it for Havana. That otherwise would put Horizon into the contrib
> > >>> repository of Debian (eg: not officially in Debian), or eventually,
> > >>> remove any possibility to run the unit tests, which isn't nice.
> > >>>
> > >> Thank you for the heads-up.
> > >>
> > >> Selenium is used for tests during development, it is not a runtime
> > >> requirement at all.
> > >>
> > >> Would that still make it non-free for Debian?
> > >
> > > BTW. this is identical for openSUSE.
> > >
> > >> How did Horizon went into Debian packages at all, since the situation in
> > >> this front is unchanged for at least a year (just curious).
> > >
> > > At least here, our horizon test package just doesn't depend on selenium.
> > This could help: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/35649/
> Could you explain why Selenium is considered to be non-free?
Assuming you're referring to the 'python-selenum' package in Debian,
Google throws up this:
"the package ships some files which are not yet built from source."
Whether this is still accurate or not, is another matter, since that
bz is 2 years old...
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