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

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Tue Oct 7 05:46:46 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.
> LuCi trac is also no good choice to send patches or possibly new functionality.
> LuCI trac has problems to accept file attachments when creating a new ticket.
> LuCI trac gives no chance to correct/edit a ticket or append a comment if you just create it.
> From my point of view LuCi trac is more then awful including used CHAPTCHA.
> Sending patches or new functionality to luci mailing list is also not a choice
> because there is no guarantee that the code is implemented short term.
> 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.

As there is no objection, would it make sense to move forward with that?
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