Main Inclusion Report for ubuntuone-client


  1. Availability: http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntuone/beta/ubuntu

  2. Rationale:

    • Ubuntu One client inclusion
  3. Security:

    • CVE entries: None

    • Secunia history: None

    • Any binaries running as root or suid/sgid ? Any daemons ?
      • No suid/guid binaries
      • Per-user ubuntuone-syncdaemon to manage syncronizing data to/from cloud storage server
    • Network activity: does it open any port ? Does it handle incoming network data ?
      • ubuntuone-syncdaemon connects to remove host via ubuntuone-storage-protocol
      • ubuntuone-client-applet starts temporary local web server during OAuth process, on
    • Does it directly (not through a library) process binary (video, audio, etc) or structured (PDF, etc) data ?
      • No
    • Any source code review performed ?
      • No
  4. Quality assurance:

    • In what situations does the package not work out of the box without configuration ?
    • Does the package ask any debconf questions higher than priority 'medium' ?
      • No
    • Debian bugs: Not in debian
    • Maintenance in Debian: Not in debian
    • Upstream is vigorous

    • Upstream bug tracker: Nothing critical

    • Hardware: Does this package deal with hardware and if so how exotic is it ?
      • No
    • Is there a test suite in the upstream source or packaging ? Is it enabled to run in the build ?
      • Yes, but not enabled in the build
  5. UI standards:

    • User-visible strings are internationalized using standard gettext system ?
      • Yes
    • Package with translatable strings builds a PO template during package build ?
      • Yes
    • End-user applications ship a desktop file ?
      • Yes
  6. Standards compliance:

  7. Dependencies:

    • Are these all in main ?
      • python-pyinotify in universe
      • python-configglue in universe
      • icontool in universe
      • ubuntuone-storage-protocol in universe
  8. Maintenance:

    • How much maintenance is this package likely to need ?
      • Minimal, we can look to the Ubuntu One developers for help
    • Who is responsible for monitoring the quality of this package and fixing its bugs ?
      • Ubuntu One developers
  9. Background information:

    • The general purpose and context of the package should be clear from the package's debian/control file.
  10. Internationalization:

    • Are graphical applications translatable? Do they support gettext?
      • Yes


MIR bug: 387151

Report Author: KenVanDine

MainInclusionReport/UbuntuOneClient (last edited 2009-07-13 19:01:45 by dobey)