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Re: [fedora-virt] QEMU new Package



On Thu, 2009-02-05 at 10:46 +0000, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 08:12:10PM -0200, Glauber Costa wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 05:43:55PM +0000, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 18:11 -0200, Glauber Costa wrote:
> > > > Hi guys.
> > > > 
> > > > I've built a qemu image in here:
> > > > 
> > > > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=1102151
> > > > 
> > > > It contains the basic work to get qemu package updated. Basically,
> > > > we're talking about getting the qemu code from svn
> > > ...
> > > 
> > > Another thing to watch out for is the guidelines for numbering
> > > pre-release snapshots:
> > > 
> > >   http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/NamingGuidelines#Pre-Release_packages
> > > 
> > > According to those, I think this should be 0.9.2-0.1.svn6392 rather than
> > > 0.9.1-svn6392.
> > > 
> > > Cheers,
> > > Mark.
> > > 
> > I have a new test package in here:
> > 
> > http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=1105051
> > 
> > I haven't updated the name yet, but this is easy.
> > Apart from that, the .rpm are useless, as they don't include the firmware
> > images. (we don't want to ship the binary anyway, which was what current qemu
> > were doing).
> 
> This is going to be harder to address for QEMU than it was with KVM.
> With KVM we only needed to build a native firmeware. For QEMU you
> need to build a PPC firmware to go along with the x86 build of the
> PPC emulator, etc. Not clear how we'd manage this very easily since
> we don't have cross compilers for every QEMU arch.
> 
> > I'll work on it tomorrow. I plan to grab the various pieces needed to compile
> > the firmwares and other binaries, and colocate them in the same srpm as qemu.
> > 
> > We can use separate packages if we must, but I don't see a big push for it.
> > We already separate the one which is most likely to be useful for someone else
> > (pxes).
> > 
> > But I'm open to suggestions.
> 
> Can you upload the src.rpm somewhere - when you do a scratch build
> from the local src.rpm, koji annoyingly does not make it available
> on the task page.

It does, but it's kinda hard to spot it:

  http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=1105052&name=qemu-0.9.1-svn6392.fc11.src.rpm

Cheers,
Mark.


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