[Architecture] GPII Linux targets

Javier Hernandez javi at raisingthefloor.org
Mon May 2 14:51:49 UTC 2016

Hi Antranig,

this is something we've already talked about, so it won't be a problem. ;)


On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 4:47 PM, Antranig Basman <
antranig.basman at colorado.edu> wrote:

> Hi Alfredo - that's fine - but note the discussion in this thread about
> Fedora requirements -
> https://github.com/amb26/linux/pull/2#issuecomment-215562579 - it seems
> that the upcoming branch will have a dependency on an API which is only
> available in Fedora 23. This branch will be merged with the core
> architecture in the next week or so. Would it be problematic to update the
> pull 78 PR so that it was already Fedora 23-ready?
> Cheers,
> Antranig
> On 29/04/2016 17:45, Alfredo Matas wrote:
>> Hi Architecture,
>> I'm trying to complete the task of building a Linux package of the GPII,
>> as the same way that there will be
>> a windows installer of the GPII. We are discussing this PR at github:
>> https://github.com/GPII/linux/pull/78
>> The actual PR builds a package that is installable in all Fedora 22
>> Desktop box, so anyone who uses Fedora
>> will be able to install the GPII and test it from the user perspective.
>> On the other hand, the instructions to install the GPII or setup a
>> virtual machine
>> <https://github.com/GPII/linux#setting-up-a-virtual-machine> uses
>> ansible roles that simplifies the tasks
>> for developers, but it isn't something that the final users have at their
>> own PCs.
>> So I wonder who are the main targets for this package right now. If this
>> package is made for testing and
>> developing GPII I'll change the PR to  use the ansible roles and other
>> IDI artifacts as Avtar suggested in
>> his comments. But if this package is meant to be distributed for demoing
>> or final user testing, perhaps the
>> better choice is to only use the Fedora  Desktop as the starting point of
>> the building.
>> Any thoughts or concerns about the above?
>> -
>> Alfredo
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