[winswitch] Xpra 4.0 packages for CentOS 7.x

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed May 20 08:34:02 BST 2020


On 20/05/2020 12:47, Joakim Ziegler via shifter-users wrote:
> On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 11:54 PM Antoine Martin via shifter-users <
> shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk> wrote:
>> On 20/05/2020 11:41, Joakim Ziegler via shifter-users wrote:
> 
>>> Hello, are Xpra 4.0 packages for CentOS 7.x (specifically, 7.8) planned
> any
>>> time soon?No, Xpra v4 requires Python 3.
> 
>> CentOS 7.x is missing too many python3 packages to build xpra at present:
>> https://xpra.org/trac/ticket/2760#comment:2
> 
> I see that most of the problems seem to be solvable with EPEL, which I
> already use. Is there any way to make this work presently? All of our
> workstations are stuck on CentOS 7 because of various software
> compatibility issues.
Yes, you could build v4 from source after installing the packages
required from the EPEL repository.

> Alternatively, can I use Xpra 4.0 on the server and 3 on the clients?
Yes.

> Or will I need to downgrade everything to 3?
No:
https://xpra.org/trac/wiki/Versions#Compatibility

Cheers,
Antoine


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