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Re: [virt-tools-list] [PATCH 3/4] install script: add install_script_avatar entity



On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 7:08 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio <fabiano fidencio org> wrote:
> Firstly, sorry for a too late reply. :(
>
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 11:03 AM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
> <zeeshanak gnome org> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 5:43 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio <fabiano fidencio org> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
>>> <zeeshanak gnome org> wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 1:54 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio <fabiano fidencio org> wrote:
>>>>> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 7:43 PM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
>>>>> <zeeshanak gnome org> wrote:
>>>>>> On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio <fabiano fidencio org> wrote:
>>>>>>> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 6:03 PM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
>>>>>>> <zeeshanak gnome org> wrote:
>>>>>>>> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 11:50 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio <fabiano fidencio org> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> Add a new entity called OsinfoInstallScriptAvatar to help the creation
>>>>>>>>> of an Avatar file for an install script. If avatar entity needs to be
>>>>>>>>> set, just add, in the .xml's script file:
>>>>>>>>> <avatar>
>>>>>>>>>     <image-type>...</image-type>
>>>>>>>>>     <extension>...</extension>
>>>>>>>>>     <alpha>...</alpha>
>>>>>>>>>     <width>...</width>
>>>>>>>>>     <height>...</height>
>>>>>>>>> </avatar>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I don't quit follow one major thing here: What is the direction of the
>>>>>>>> OsinfoInstallScriptAvatar? Is app setting it on libosinfo or app
>>>>>>>> getting it from libosinfo? How would a typical usage look like?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> App is getting it from libosinfo. With this entity, we can drop
>>>>>>> AvatarFormat boxes' class and get this info from install-script.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ah ok so its all about script telling app that if it needs to add a
>>>>>> user avatar, which format it needs to be in? If so, how does app know
>>>>>> which filename to use with avatar?
>>>>>
>>>>> How is it done in gnome-boxes?
>>>>
>>>> You are writing the Boxes patch so you tell me. :) If you are asking
>>>> about existing code, it simply uses the username + extention as the
>>>> filename. We'll need a way to create/get avatar filename for/to the
>>>> application. My idea would be to treat this similar to how we deal
>>>> with windows XP's .cmd and .reg files. They are not scripts either but
>>>> we treat them as such.
>>>>
>>>> BTW, how does this patch work with your avatar releted code in commit 1d9822ae ?
>>>
>>> Hmmm. Looks like we need to improve OsinfoInstallScriptAvatar to
>>> support, beyond what is supported:
>>> - mount point
>>
>> Thats very much specific to boxes code.
>>
>>> - source path
>>> - destination path
>
> So, we will keep only these info:
> - filename
> - disk
> - image-type
> - extension (optional, default value is "")
> - alpha
> - width (optional, default value is -1)
> - height (optional, default value is -1)

Yes except that disk is supposed to be a config prop/param, not avatar.

>>   * config parameter to specify avatar filename/path. In fedora.xml,
>> you can then replace:
> filename *and* path? should be just filename, right?

A '/' means "or" (or at least whats I think it means). In above
context "whatever the exact name".

-- 
Regards,

Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124


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