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

Sascha Peilicke speilicke at suse.com
Thu Jul 4 12:34:22 UTC 2013

On 07/04/2013 12:03 PM, Matthias Runge wrote:
> On 04/07/13 11:27, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
Sascha Peilicke
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