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Bug 232921

Summary: RFE: drop httpd dependency / add -httpd subpackage
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Till Maas <opensource>
Component: tracAssignee: Gwyn Ciesla <gwync>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: rawhideCC: esm, fschwarz, gwync, mathstuf, opensource, triage
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Description Till Maas 2007-03-19 14:43:32 UTC
trac depends on http, assumingly because it drops files in /var/www/cgi/

Please put trac.(f)cgi in /usr/share/trac or somewhere else and maybe create a
-httpd subpackage with trac.(f)cgi.

I use trac with lighttpd which runs fine, but because of this dependency I have
to install httpd, which I do not need.

Comment 1 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2007-03-20 14:33:15 UTC
I'd rather switch the requires to "webserver" - lighttpd could the add this as a
virtual provides and then either httpd ot lighttpd would satify the requirements.

Comment 2 Till Maas 2007-03-20 15:59:23 UTC
(In reply to comment #1)
> I'd rather switch the requires to "webserver" - lighttpd could the add this as a
> virtual provides and then either httpd ot lighttpd would satify the requirements.

Trac has its own little webserver, so it would work without any other webserver.

Also lighttpd does not provide /var/www/cgi-bin but uses /srv/www/lighttpd as
default document root. Besides, it does not need trac.(f)cgi to be at a special
location, so these files can be anywhere in the filesystem. Iirc this would work
 with httpd, too. So maybe dropping any webserver requires and moving
trac.(f)cgi somewhere else would be the best way. But then there is the problem
of breaking any old trac setup.

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Comment 5 Gwyn Ciesla 2009-09-29 17:13:35 UTC
*** Bug 496349 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 6 Till Maas 2012-06-29 11:44:07 UTC
The current Rawhide spec does not contain any httpd specific files, therefore the "Requires: httpd" can afaics safely dropped there now.

Comment 7 Gwyn Ciesla 2012-06-29 12:27:56 UTC
Right you are.  Fixed in rawhide.