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Re: [virt-tools-list] [PATCH 6/7] Fill out more Windows ISO signatures



On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 10:43 PM, Daniel P. Berrange
<berrange redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 07:53:03PM +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Daniel P. Berrange <berrange redhat com> wrote:
>> > From: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange redhat com>
>>
>> ACK except for:
>>
>> > @@ -279,13 +310,13 @@
>> >
>> >     <media arch="i386">
>> >       <iso>
>> > -        <volume-id>.*G.*RMC.*</volume-id>
>> > +        <volume-id>GRMCULFRER</volume-id>
>> >         <publisher-id>MICROSOFT CORPORATION</publisher-id>
>> >       </iso>
>> >     </media>
>> >     <media arch="x86_64">
>> >       <iso>
>> > -        <volume-id>.*G.*RMC.*X.*</volume-id>
>> > +        <volume-id>GRMCULXFRER</volume-id>
>> >         <publisher-id>MICROSOFT CORPORATION</publisher-id>
>>
>> Are you sure about making these volume IDs more specific rather than generic?
>
> As we've seen, the Windows' ISOs volume IDs are rather bizarre. I think
> that using a very generic regex runs a risk of matching bad ISOs. So my
> idea is that we should only use precise volume ID matches. To counterbalance
> this, my intention is to download all possible ISOs from MSDN, so we can
> discover the full set of valid volume IDs & expand the strict matches.

OK, but keep in mind that volume IDs (seem to) differ with
region/country sometimes. The value you put there now will not match
the volume-id of the ISO I have: GSP1RMCPRXFRER_EN_DVD. :) Also IIRC I
changed that value to be more generic when matching didn't work for
someone (Christophe?).

-- 
Regards,

Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)
FSF member#5124


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