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

Sascha Peilicke speilicke at suse.com
Thu Jul 4 13:16:13 UTC 2013

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:
>>> 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.

This could help: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/35649/

Sascha Peilicke
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