[OpenWrt-Devel] [luci] [DISCUSSION] How to support LuCI applications not in OpenWrt packages repository

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Fri Oct 3 08:04:32 EDT 2014

On Fri, Oct 3, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Christian Schoenebeck
<christian.schoenebeck at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> we got a new ticket inside OpenWrt Ticket #18018 with problems inside LuCI app.
> This is normally not an OpenWrt ticket it's a LuCI ticket, but the user don't know.
> If the user try to post the ticket at LuCI trac it takes weeks before the ticket
> is reported by LuciTrac to the mailing lists. So for a me as an "external" developer
> there is no chance to help quick.
> My idea is to move code of LuCI applications like tinyproxy, samba, hd-idle, ddns-scripts, .....
> to OpenWrt/packages as samba/samba-luci, tinyproxy/tinyproxy-luci or ddns-scripts/ddns-scripts-luci.
> The mwan3 package already doing this.
> I think this is the best way, because openwrt/packages are moving fast forward
> and needed changes to the corresponding LuCI apps needs to be in sync.
> What do you think ?

I concur, my impression with the luci part of the project is that it
is unable to cope with any changes/new functionality proposal. It
would be nice to respin it as part of packages.

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