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



On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 12:16 PM, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
<zeeshanak gnome org> wrote:
> 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.

Right!

>
>>>   * 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".

Okay, filename should include the entire path to the image as I thought.

>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
> FSF member#5124


Thanks for explanations!
Best regards,
-- 
Fabiano Fidêncio


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