[openstack-dev] [horizon] python-selenium is non-free, Horizon shouldn't use it
jpichon at redhat.com
Thu Jul 4 15:01:34 UTC 2013
"Sascha Peilicke" <speilicke at suse.com> wrote:
> On 07/04/2013 04:06 PM, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > On 07/04/2013 06:10 PM, Julien Danjou wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jul 04 2013, Julie Pichon wrote:
> >>> Why is Selenium considered non-free? The code is Apache-licensed,
> >>> including the Python bindings.
> >>> FWIW only a few of the unit tests use Selenium (and those that do, need
> >>> to),
> >>> and they're not run by default unless you set a flag to do so.
> >> Yes, that seems like a mistake from the Debian packager as far as I can
> >> tell. There's nothing that requires it to be in non-free.
> >> (Cc'ing Sascha, the maintainer)
> > Well, see this:
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=636677
> > There are files not built from source. Also, when looking at the
> > package, it seems that it isn't maintained as good as it deserves.
> > #700061 was opened in 08 Feb 2013, and there's no answer at all from
> > Sascha to this bug (which is RC).
> I am sorry, but I'm an openSUSE guy. But I can tell you we had similar
> bugs :-)
I think Thomas was talking about Sascha Girrulat, the maintainer for the Debian package.
It looks like "I am not authorised to access this bug", thanks for the link though. I understand the idea :)
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