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Re: [Libguestfs] Trying to package Oz for Ubuntu



On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:56:26PM +0100, Hilko Bengen wrote:
> * Steve Loranz:
> 
> > Here's the output of libguestfs-test-tool:
> >
> > ===== Test starts here =====
> > TMPDIR=(not set)
> > library version: 1.18.5
> > [...]
> > Launching appliance, timeout set to 600 seconds.
> > libguestfs: error: cannot find any suitable libguestfs supermin, fixed
> > or old-style appliance on LIBGUESTFS_PATH (search path:
> > /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/guestfs)
> > libguestfs-test-tool: failed to launch appliance
> > libguestfs: closing guestfs handle 0x1543160 (state 0)
> 
> The simple answer is that
> 
> (1) I screwed up paths in 1.18.5-2. Sorry about that, the problem got
>     fixed within half a week back in July.
> 
> (2) Someone put that version into some Ubuntu repository, without
>     bothering to do any testing, whatsoever.
> 
> You're not the first to experience this problem. As usual, a Launchpad
> bug has been filed, but not much seems to have happened.
> 
> Please use libguestfs 1:1.18.1-1+deb7u1 which is going to be released
> with wheezy (the upcoming stable Debian release) or whatever is current
> in sid (unstable).

Thanks Hilko, as ever brilliant.

Very soon (in the next few days -- it would have been yesterday) I'm
going to have a Debian wheezy baremetal machine installed which I'll
use to test all libguestfs releases.

Rich.

-- 
Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
libguestfs lets you edit virtual machines.  Supports shell scripting,
bindings from many languages.  http://libguestfs.org


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