Bug 1073871 - zoneminder bundles jscalendar
zoneminder bundles jscalendar
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: zoneminder (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Charles R. Anderson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: DuplicSysLibsTracker
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Reported: 2014-03-07 06:43 EST by Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
Modified: 2015-05-05 10:52 EDT (History)
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Description Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2014-03-07 06:43:57 EST
Description of problem:
Zoneminder package bundles jscalendar:

zoneminder.spec
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Source5:    http://downloads.sourceforge.net/jscalendar/jscalendar-1.0.zip
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# Install jscalendar - this really should be in its own package
install -d -m 755 %{buildroot}/%{_datadir}/%{name}/www/jscalendar
cp -rp jscalendar-1.0/* %{buildroot}/%{_datadir}/zoneminder/www/jscalendar
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Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.25.0-15.fc21

Additional info:
This seems to be bundled in phpldapadmin as well (bug 513890).
Comment 1 Jason Tibbitts 2014-03-07 10:33:01 EST
If course you know that javascript is not covered under the bundling guidelines.  If there were a separate jscalendar package I would probably tweak things to use it, but there isn't, so....  I'm not sure why this bug was filed and am tempted to close it.
Comment 2 Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski 2014-03-09 20:28:43 EDT
I think you are referring to this passage (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#Duplication_of_system_libraries):

"At this time JavaScript intended to be served to a web browser on another computer is specifically exempted from this but this will likely change in the future."

Is jscalendar a library intended for remote consumption or actually a separate application?

However, this applies only to libraries, so I think https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines#Bundling_of_multiple_projects still applies.
Comment 3 Jason Tibbitts 2014-03-10 15:18:42 EDT
It's just a javascript file that's served out over the web, used to implement date selection.  It is entirely exempted from the guidelines on bundling at the current time, and I'm not really sure how you could arrive at a different conclusion.  In any case, as I wrote earlier, if there was a separate jscalendar package I'd tweak zoneminder to just symlink to it or something, but we'd actually need guidelines for packaging javascript in a manner able to be used in that way, and we don't have them.
Comment 4 Jaroslav Reznik 2015-03-03 10:33:04 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 5 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2015-04-07 18:21:08 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 6 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2015-05-05 10:52:27 EDT
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

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