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Re: [Health-dev] Should distribution packaging solve the installation/co
Re: [Health-dev] Should distribution packaging solve the installation/configuration issues our users are having?
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 21:06:56 -0800
Good to hear some thoughts on this. I've had similar thoughts to
Emilien. I think I want good packaging and robust sysadmin tools to
solve these pesky issues. Yet, I see where it probably won't solve
everything, Mathias made good points on this.
However, Luis made a good point about documentation. I must admit I'm at
fault for thinking of the documentation last. Hehe.
I think there is a middle way that is open for improvement. For example,
on the FHIR side, I haven't included a requirements.txt file so there
can be a one-line python command to install all the dependencies.
I could also include some Ansible, Supervisord, etc. example config
files to help sysadmins. *And* update the documentation! Things like
On 02/10/15, Luis Falcon wrote:
> Hi Emilien !
> On Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:43:01 +0100
> Emilien Klein <address@hidden> wrote:
> > When I read a number of recent messages of the type "can't install",
> > "can't connect", etc. I do feel that there is a need for a package
> > coming from the distro's repository, that would auto-configure all
> > that stuff. It would make a lot of "beginner" users happy.
> > Of course, us veteran developers and system administrators have no
> > problem setting all these things up, and doing the occasional
> > debugging/reading through logfiles to see where it went wrong, but a
> > lot of our users are naturally not that tech-savvy.
> > This in reference to the discussion we had a couple of months ago,
> > when I was working on the Debian package (which we removed from the
> > repository, but the discussion was recently restarted due to the
> > latest version of GNU Health being released).
> > If you're interested, have a look at the use cases and personas I had
> > described in this message . Be warned, it is a long message ;)
> >  https://lists.debian.org/debian-med/2013/09/msg00077.html
> > There is no particular need for an answer on this message, but I just
> > wanted to express my opinion as I've been having this thought a couple
> > of times already this week, when reading the messages on the mailing
> > list...
> Thank you for your mail and suggestions. I think we need to enhance the
> FAQ section on the book.
> In addition, we need to make a standard way of reporting issues. We now
> have ways to get information from the running host, in terms of Tryton
> modules and GNU Health version, that can be appended.
> > Cheers, and congrats on the new release!
> Thank you ! :)