Bug 1000264 - python-nevow contains bundled Flash files
python-nevow contains bundled Flash files
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-nevow (Show other bugs)
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Blocks: WebAssets-BundledBinaries
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Reported: 2013-08-23 00:38 EDT by T.C. Hollingsworth
Modified: 2015-09-30 15:16 EDT (History)
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Description T.C. Hollingsworth 2013-08-23 00:38:04 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/nevow/Canvas.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 10:00:18 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 Admin XMLRPC Client 2015-09-30 15:16:58 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

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