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Bug 648788

Summary: x11-wm/xpra needs its own initscript for proxy
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Alexey Shvetsov <alexxy>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Andreas K. Hüttel <dilfridge>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Description Alexey Shvetsov gentoo-dev 2018-02-25 19:57:16 UTC
I'm trying to use xpra server. Seems like recent xpra version need its init script to run proxy server. 

2018-02-25 22:55:52,183 cannot access python uinput module:
2018-02-25 22:55:52,184  No module named uinput
2018-02-25 22:55:52,476 Warning: cannot create socket '/run/xpra/mdstore-1000'
2018-02-25 22:55:52,476  [Errno 13] Permission denyed
2018-02-25 22:55:52,482  user 'alexxy' is a member of groups: video
2018-02-25 22:55:52,482   missing 'xpra' group membership?
2018-02-25 22:55:52,485   permissions on directory /run/xpra: 0775
2018-02-25 22:55:52,485   ownership root:xpra
2018-02-25 22:55:52,721 pointer device emulation using XTest
2018-02-25 22:55:53,454 html server unavailable, cannot find websockify module
2018-02-25 22:55:53,459 Error: failed to query sound subsystem:
2018-02-25 22:55:53,459  No module named sound.common
2018-02-25 22:55:53,462 xpra X11 version 2.2.2-r18017 64-bit
2018-02-25 22:55:53,465  uid=1000 (alexxy), gid=1000 (alexxy)
2018-02-25 22:55:53,466  running with pid 10308 on Linux Gentoo Base System 2.4.1
2018-02-25 22:55:53,466  connected to X11 display :1000 with 24 bit colors
2018-02-25 22:55:53,551 xpra is ready.
2018-02-25 22:55:53,564 62.9GB of system memory
Comment 1 Benda Xu gentoo-dev 2018-04-10 01:58:48 UTC
+1

I like xpra. But fuck this bloat.
Comment 2 Benda Xu gentoo-dev 2018-04-10 02:18:18 UTC
It looks like that the bloat proxy can be disabled by using --start-via-proxy=no,

   xpra start --start-via-proxy=no :37
Comment 3 Andreas K. Hüttel gentoo-dev 2020-01-16 11:48:07 UTC
Since there is a workaround, not so urgent (but todo).