[PKG-Openstack-devel] Bug#840035: Bug#840035: websockify: FTBFS on non-Linux: TCP_KEEPCNT unusable

Aaron M. Ucko ucko at debian.org
Sun Oct 9 00:29:49 UTC 2016

Thomas Goirand <zigo at debian.org> writes:

> Without looking too much, this looks like the lack of support for some
> socket options websockify is using. I don't really see how I could fix
> that. Would you be able to provide a patch?

I propose downgrading exceptions here (and for tcp_keepidle and
tcp_keepintvl) to warnings, as python-oslo.utils already does:


> Also, I maintain websockify for OpenStack. Is there other fields were it
> would be useful? If no, then websockify isn't interesting for these
> platforms, and we shouldn't care. Your thoughts?

I see the package as having at least a somewhat broader scope -- AFAICT,
it remains a reverse dependency of NoVNC, which is used beyond


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