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Re: [fedora-virt] [ANNOUNCE] New release virt-manager 0.7.0



Stephen Gallagher wrote:
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> Cole Robinson wrote:
>> Stephen Gallagher wrote:
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>>> Cole Robinson wrote:
>>>> I'm happy to announce a new virt-manager release, version 0.7.0. The
>>>> release can be downloaded from:
>>>>
>>>> http://virt-manager.org/download.html
>>>>
>>>> The direct download link is:
>>>>
>>>> http://virt-manager.org/download/sources/virt-manager/virt-manager-0.7.0.tar.gz
>>>>
>>>> This release includes:
>>>>
>>>>   - Redesigned 'New Virtual Machine' wizard
>>>>         (Jeremy Perry, Tim Allen, Cole Robinson)
>>>>   - Option to remove storage when deleting a virtual machine.
>>>>   - File browser for libvirt storage pools and volumes, for use when
>>>>       attaching storage to a new or existing guest.
>>>>   - Physical device assignment (PCI, USB) for existing virtual machines.
>>>>   - Bug fixes and minor improvements.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this release through testing,
>>>> bug reporting, submitting patches, and otherwise sending in feedback!
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Cole
>>> I just attempted to build an RPM for Fedora 10 using the tarball linked
>>> above. It failed at two separate points. First, it could not build the
>>> manpages, because no Makefile existed in man/en. Once I copied the
>>> Makefile from the repository, it also failed missing the
>>> python-virtinst.spec file.
>>>
>> Ah, yes building an rpm from the extracted tarball has some issues, I'll
>> fix these upstream. For future reference, you can just do:
>>
>> rpmbuild -ta virtinst-0.400.3.tar.gz
>>
>> And it will build an rpm. To install without an rpm, 'cd' into the
>> checkout and run:
>>
>> python setup.py build && python setup.py install
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Cole
> 
> That's part of what I was trying to tell you: setup.py build does not
> work in that tarball. It's missing a makefile in man/en
> 

Yes the Makefile is missing, but it shouldn't affect 'python setup.py
build', and indeed works fine for me with the release tarball.

Can you post the output of a failing build command?

Thanks,
Cole


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