[PKG-Openstack-devel] Bug#752454: websocketproxy incompatible with websockify >= 0.6.0
sross at redhat.com
Wed Jun 25 14:51:59 UTC 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gaudenz Steinlin" <gaudenz at debian.org>
> To: "Thomas Goirand" <zigo at debian.org>, 752454 at bugs.debian.org, "Solly Ross" <sross at redhat.com>, "Joe Gordon"
> <joe.gordon0 at gmail.com>
> Sent: Monday, June 23, 2014 5:18:17 PM
> Subject: Re: websocketproxy incompatible with websockify >= 0.6.0
> Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org> writes:
> > Hi Gaudenz,
> > Thanks for sending this bug report.
> > Well, I'm surprised to read this, because I packaged websockify 0.6.0
> > after someone on IRC told me that there was an issue with websockify
> > 0.5, and that novnc needed >= 0.6.0 in order to work properly.
> > I've been told that the issue without 0.6.0 is that you get some old
> > zombie process after each VNC connections.
> I did not test novnc, so I can't comment much on this. But from looking
> at the code I would be very surprised if the current code for
> nova-novncproxy in Icehouse would work with websockify 0.6.0.
> > I have to admit that I don't really use novnc myself, I am a SPICE user
> > (I think it's far better and performing that VNC).
> I did test the spice proxy and the version from Icehouse does not work
> with websockify 0.6.0. Did it work for you?
> > I tried to use the patch that you sent as a reference .
> > Unfortunately, it doesn't apply against the current Icehouse release.
> > Solly, you're the author of the patch. Do you think a backport to
> > Icehouse could be made? This would avoid a lot of headakes for me and I
> > would really like avoiding the downgrade of websockify if possible.
> While I certainly won't oppose a backport of that patch to Icehouse, I'm
> don't see much of a dilemma in the short term. As the current status in
> Debian unstable with websockify 0.6.0 does not work at all for all proxy
> modes (novnc and spice) downgrading is strictly the better alternative
> even if there are bugs with novnc and websockify 0.5.1. At least it will
> work to some degree again.
> Long term I agree that migrating to websockify 0.6.0 is preferable. But
> I doubt we will have a compatible version in Icehouse soon.
> Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter.
> Try again. Fail again. Fail better.
> ~ Samuel Beckett ~
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