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Re: [virt-tools-list] [PATCH virt-viewer] msi: learn to build a non-privileged per-user installer



On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 05:23:26PM +0200, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 11:14:37AM -0400, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> > > Also, which installer are you planning to ship on spice-space.org? Both?
> > > Only one of these?
> > 
> > No idea either. It takes a lot of space though, but space is cheap, isn't
> > it? Otherwise I would stick to machine installer only.
> 
> My point is that most people don't want to have to choose between 4
> different links when they are looking for a Windows SPICE client.
> The fact that the changelog does not explain at all why we want such an
> installer (it only says 'because we can') does not help making an informed
> review of the patch.
> I'm technically fine with the patch (ie ACK), but would like to have some
> rationale about why we want this (will be useful when someone wonders 5 years
> from now why such an installer was introduced ;)

Has anyone actually asked us to provide a extra user installer ? If there
is no user demand for it, then I don't think we should do this, since as
you say, it will cause confusion as to which is best to download.

Daniel
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