Bug 1000255 - lastuser contains bundled Flash files
lastuser contains bundled Flash files
Status: CLOSED EOL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lastuser (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rahul Sundaram
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: WebAssets-BundledBinaries
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Reported: 2013-08-23 00:28 EDT by T.C. Hollingsworth
Modified: 2016-07-19 06:18 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-19 06:18:08 EDT
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Description T.C. Hollingsworth 2013-08-23 00:28:13 EDT
This package contains binary files that are typically excuted by the Flash
player or another similar program.

These files are not permitted in Fedora. [1]  Everything we produce needs to
be built from source. [2]

The offending file(s) shipped in this package are:
/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/lastuserapp/static/js/profiling/charts.swf

If these files are just a fallback for something that is now supported by modern
web standards like the HTML5 <video> element, please just remove the binaries.

If removing these files would seriously cripple your application, please let me
know so we can figure out a solution.

If you have any questions, please shout.  Thanks!

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#No_inclusion_of_pre-built_binaries_or_libraries
[2] https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2013-August/187836.html
Comment 1 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 10:00:11 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle.
Changing version to '22'.

More information and reason for this action is here:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Program_Management/HouseKeeping/Fedora22
Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 06:18:08 EDT
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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