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b2g-util-python

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B2G python utilities library, and some tools.

Installation

To install b2g_util, simply running then following command.

Note: You might have to add sudo for getting more permission when install it into your system.

$ pip install -U b2g_util

And the pip and setuptools should be upgraded to latest version before install.

$ sudo pip install -U pip setuptools

Tools Usages

There are some available b2g tools.

  • b2g_backup_restore_profile
  • b2g_check_versions
  • b2g_enable_certapps_devtools
  • b2g_flash_taskcluster
  • b2g_get_crashreports
  • b2g_quick_flash
  • b2g_reset_phone
  • b2g_shallow_flash

b2g_backup_restore_profile

Note: This is a workaround backup/restore solution due to b2g doesn't have tool to backup/restore profile.

usage: b2g_backup_restore_profile [-h] [-s SERIAL] (-b | -r) [--sdcard]
                                  [--no-reboot] [-p PROFILE_DIR]
                                  [--skip-version-check] [-v]

Workaround for backing up and restoring Firefox OS profiles. (BETA)

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -s SERIAL, --serial SERIAL
                        Directs command to the device or emulator with the
                        given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERIAL
                        environment variable. (default: None)
  -b, --backup          Backup user profile. (default: False)
  -r, --restore         Restore user profile. (default: False)
  --sdcard              Also backup/restore SD card. (default: False)
  --no-reboot           Do not reboot B2G after backup/restore. (default:
                        False)
  -p PROFILE_DIR, --profile-dir PROFILE_DIR
                        Specify the profile folder. (default: mozilla-profile)
  --skip-version-check  Turn off version check between backup profile and
                        device. (default: False)
  -v, --verbose         Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger.
                        (default: False)

b2g_check_versions

usage: b2g_check_versions [-h] [--no-color] [-s SERIAL] [--log-text LOG_TEXT]
                          [--log-json LOG_JSON] [-v]

Check the version information of Firefox OS.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --no-color            Do not print with color. NO_COLOR will overrides this
                        option. (default: False)
  -s SERIAL, --serial SERIAL
                        Directs command to the device or emulator with the
                        given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERIAL
                        environment variable. (default: None)
  --log-text LOG_TEXT   Text ouput. (default: None)
  --log-json LOG_JSON   JSON output. (default: None)
  -v, --verbose         Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger.
                        (default: False)

b2g_enable_certapps_devtools

usage: b2g_enable_certapps_devtools [-h] [-s SERIAL] [--disable] [-v]

Enable/disable Certified Apps Debugging.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -s SERIAL, --serial SERIAL
                        Directs command to the device or emulator with the
                        given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERIAL
                        environment variable. (default: None)
  --disable             Disable the privileges. (default: False)
  -v, --verbose         Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger.
                        (default: False)

Please enable "ADB and Devtools" of device.
Ref:
- https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/WebIDE
- https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Tools/WebIDE/Running_and_debugging_apps#Debugging_apps

b2g_flash_taskcluster

usage: b2g_flash_taskcluster [-h] [--credentials CREDENTIALS] [-n NAMESPACE]
                             [-d DEST_DIR] [-v]

The simple GUI tool for flashing B2G from Taskcluster.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --credentials CREDENTIALS
                        The credential JSON file
                        (default: /home/askeing/tc_credentials.json)
  -n NAMESPACE, --namespace NAMESPACE
                        The namespace of task
  -d DEST_DIR, --dest-dir DEST_DIR
                        The dest folder (default: current working folder)
  -v, --verbose         Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger.

For more information of Taskcluster, see:
- http://docs.taskcluster.net/
- https://pypi.python.org/pypi/taskcluster_util

The tc_credentials.json Template:
    {
        "clientId": "",
        "accessToken": "",
        "certificate": {
            "version":1,
            "scopes":["*"],
            "start":xxx,
            "expiry":xxx,
            "seed":"xxx",
            "signature":"xxx"
        }
    }

Temporary Credentials

You can get your temporary credentials from https://auth.taskcluster.net/ (using Persona with LDAP account).

The temporary credentials will remain valid for 31 days.

Or you can just run taskcluster_login to get your credentials. (Note: it will remove your old credentials file.)

tc_credentials.json

You can put the credentials into tc_credentials.json file under your home folder.

$ <YOUR_EDITOR> ~/tc_credentials.json

The file format will be:

{
            "clientId": "<YOUR_CLIENTID>",
            "accessToken": "<YOUR_ACCESSTOKEN>",
            "certificate": <YOUR_CERTIFICATE>
    }

b2g_get_crashreports

usage: b2g_get_crashreports [-h] [-s SERIAL] [-v]

Get the Crash Reports from Firefox OS Phone.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -s SERIAL, --serial SERIAL
                        Directs command to the device or emulator with the
                        given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERIAL
                        environment variable. (default: None)
  -v, --verbose         Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger.
                        (default: False)

b2g_quick_flash

usage: b2g_quick_flash [-h] [-l] [-v]

Simply flash B2G into device. Ver. 0.0.1

optional arguments:
  -h, --help     show this help message and exit
  -l, --list     List supported devices and branches. (default: False)
  -v, --verbose  Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger. (default:
                 False)

Temporary Credentials

See b2g_flash_taskcluster session.

b2g_reset_phone

usage: b2g_reset_phone [-h] [-s SERIAL] [-v]

Reset Firefox OS Phone.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -s SERIAL, --serial SERIAL
                        Directs command to the device or emulator with the
                        given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERIAL
                        environment variable. (default: None)
  -v, --verbose         Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger.
                        (default: False)

b2g_shallow_flash

usage: b2g_shallow_flash [-h] [-s SERIAL] [-g GAIA] [-G GECKO]
                         [--keep-profile] [-v]

Workaround for shallow flash Gaia or Gecko into device.

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -s SERIAL, --serial SERIAL
                        Directs command to the device or emulator with the
                        given serial number. Overrides ANDROID_SERIAL
                        environment variable. (default: None)
  -g GAIA, --gaia GAIA  Specify the Gaia package. (zip format) (default: None)
  -G GECKO, --gecko GECKO
                        Specify the Gecko package. (tar.gz format) (default:
                        None)
  --keep-profile        Keep user profile of device. Only work with shallow
                        flash Gaia. (BETA) (default: False)
  -v, --verbose         Turn on verbose output, with all the debug logger.
                        (default: False)

Development

To develop the b2g_util, fork project from Github and simply:

$ git clone https://github.com/<YOUR_ACCOUNT>/b2g-util-python.git
$ cd b2g-util-python
$ make dev-env
$ source env-python/bin/activate

Or you can run tests:

$ make test

You also can create the document, and then you can open docs/index.html to access the document.

$ make docs

SSL InsecurePlatformWarning

If you got the following error message when running the tools, please install requests[security] package.

InsecurePlatformWarning: A true SSLContext object is not available.
This prevents urllib3 from configuring SSL appropriately and may cause certain SSL connections to fail.
For more information, see https://urllib3.readthedocs.org/en/latest/security.html#insecureplatformwarning.

Install package by pip install. Please note it's not required for Python 2.7.9+.

pip install requests[security]

If you got Setup script exited with error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1 error when install requests[security], please install libffi-dev. (Ubuntu)

sudo apt-get install libffi-dev

The Other Issues

If you meet any issues related to urllib3, SSL, or tk, please install following packages. (Ubuntu)

sudo apt-get install python python-dev python-setuptools libffi-dev libssl-dev python-tk
sudo easy_install pip
sudo pip install -U pip setuptools
sudo pip install -U requests
sudo pip install -U requests[security]
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