Ticket #408 (closed: accepted)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

Temporary jquery bundling exception for libserialport

Reported by: mrnuke Owned by:
Priority: normal Component: Bundled Library Tracking
Keywords: Cc: jamielinux, patches, ttomecek@…
Blocked By: Blocking: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1074128


libserialport includes doxygen-generated documentation, which bundles its own version of jquery. Since jquery is not availabe as a package yet, there is no way to unbundle it.

The plan is to wait for a jquery package to become available in fedora, and for FPC to publish guidelines on how to handle jquery in doxygen documentation, at which point, the libserialport package will be updated to unbundle jquery.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by toshio

Proposal: Temporary bundling exception for anything to bundle jquery until the systemwide jquery feature is ready -- jamielinux and patches will keep everyone informed about its status

Current count:

  • +1 geppetto abadger1999 tibbs
  • -1
  • Need votes from spot, racor, Rathann, SmootherFr0gZ, limburgher, RemiFedora?

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by rathann

+1 from me.

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by limb


comment:4 Changed 3 years ago by jamielinux

  • Cc jamielinux added

comment:5 Changed 3 years ago by toshio

  • Cc patches added

oops, sorry, jamielinux, patches - I meant to cc you on this last week but must have dropped the ball.

we're at +5 now, so I'll give Jamielinux and patches a little bit to tell us if they have objections to this strategy and then Mark it approved.

comment:6 Changed 3 years ago by patches

No objections to continued bundling for documentation frameworks at this time. We really should fix all those together.

Web applications probably shouldn't bother at this point, though. We'll have a jquery package in very soon now. :-)

comment:7 Changed 3 years ago by jamielinux

I agree with patches. No objections.

We should hopefully have jquery package available within weeks, not months. Most dependencies are now packaged, with only a handful left awaiting review. Progress here.

comment:8 Changed 3 years ago by ttomecek

  • Cc ttomecek@… added

comment:9 Changed 3 years ago by toshio

  • Status changed from new to writeup

Added to the No Bundled libraries page: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:No_Bundled_Libraries#Packages_granted_temporary_exceptions

Announcement text:


A temporary exception for anything bundling jquery has been added. jamielinux and patches are in the middle of working on a Fedora Change to unbundle jquery from all packages. Until this is done, there's no need to unbundle jquery. Packagers are highly encouraged to use the virtual Provide: Provides: bundled(jquery) = VERSION to aid the change owners in identifying what packages will need assistance to unbundle once the Fedora Change is ready to implement.


comment:10 Changed 2 years ago by tibbs

  • Status changed from writeup to closed
  • Resolution set to accepted

comment:11 Changed 2 years ago by tibbs

  • Component changed from Bundled Library Exception to Bundled Library Tracking
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