[needs-packaging] Package spice-xpi

Bug #943510 reported by Philipp Gassmann on 2012-02-29
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This bug affects 12 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
oVirt
New
Undecided
Unassigned
spice-xpi (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
spice-xpi (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Spice-XPI plugin for mozilla plugin compatible browsers. This is needed for launching the spice client from the RHEV-M / oVirt user portal. (Remote Desktop)

The package is in the Fedora and RedHat repos.

Jason Brooks already packaged it in a ppa for oneiric, the package is installable on precise.
http://blog.jebpages.com/archives/spice-spice-baby/
https://launchpad.net/~jasonbrooks/+archive/ppa/

Canonical is strategic supporter of the oVirt project. So it could be bad for the reputation if you can't even access it with ubuntu. -> Somebody should care. ;-)
http://www.ovirt.org/about/sponsors-and-supporters/

SPICE-Protocol: http://www.spice-space.org/home.html
The spice-client is in the repos

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

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This bug is tagged needs-packaging which identifies it as a request for a new package in Ubuntu. As a part of the managing needs-packaging bug reports specification, https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/Specs/NeedsPackagingBugs, all needs-packaging bug reports have Wishlist importance. Subsequently, I'm setting this bug's status to Wishlist.

Changed in ubuntu:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
Mark Baker (markashtonb) wrote :

Can you please submit the plugin to developer.ubuntu.com and we will take it from there.

Thanks

Philipp Gassmann (phiphi.g) wrote :

Sorry, I'm just a user. I'm not the developer or in some other way related to this package. Or how should I submit it to developer.ubuntu.com. I'm not familiar with it.

I think there should be some effort/initiative from Canonical to get this done right and supported.

Changed in debian:
status: Unknown → New
Philipp Gassmann (phiphi.g) wrote :

Why is this bug assigned to nobody?

Repeating:
Canonical is strategic supporter of the oVirt project. So it could be bad for the reputation if you can't even access it with ubuntu. -> Somebody should care. But obviously that's not the case. :-(
http://www.ovirt.org/about/sponsors-and-supporters/

Fantu (fantonifabio) wrote :

I also need spice-xpi package, are there any news about it?

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

In general, Ubuntu doesn't include Firefox addons in the archives. Why can't this be distributed through addons.mozilla.org?

Changed in ubuntu:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Jason Brooks (jasonbrooks) wrote :

I'll look into it -- that'd be preferable for sure.

Jason Brooks (jasonbrooks) wrote :

I'm not sure why, but spice-xpi built on one distro doesn't work on another. It's distributed as a package on Fedora, and as far as I can tell, this is the only xpi offered in the Fedora repos.

Changed in debian:
status: New → Fix Committed
Andres Mujica (andres.mujica) wrote :

Hi, anyone knows where can I find the deb referred in this page so I can test it?

http://ftp-master.debian.org/new/spice-xpi_2.8-2.html

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Changed in debian:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Logan Rosen (logan) wrote :

This is now in Trusty and Utopic.

affects: ubuntu → spice-xpi (Ubuntu)
affects: debian → spice-xpi (Debian)
Changed in spice-xpi (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Fix Released
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