[openstack-dev] [horizon] python-selenium is non-free, Horizon shouldn't use it

Julie Pichon jpichon at redhat.com
Thu Jul 4 09:56:37 UTC 2013

Hi Thomas,

"Thomas Goirand" <zigo at debian.org> 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.

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.


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