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Re: [virt-tools-list] [libosinfo 2/2] win8: Add one more volume ID pattern



On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 04:32:02PM +0100, Christophe Fergeau wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 03:17:48PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 05:07:59PM +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> > > On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 5:04 PM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones redhat com> wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 04:12:10PM +0200, Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) wrote:
> > > >> From: "Zeeshan Ali (Khattak)" <zeeshanak gnome org>
> > > >>
> > > >> ---
> > > >>  data/oses/windows.xml.in                           |  2 +-
> > > >>  .../en_windows_8_enterprise_x86_dvd_917587.iso.txt | 29 ++++++++++++++++++++++
> > > >>  2 files changed, 30 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > > >>  create mode 100644 test/isodata/windows/win8/en_windows_8_enterprise_x86_dvd_917587.iso.txt
> > > >>
> > > >> diff --git a/data/oses/windows.xml.in b/data/oses/windows.xml.in
> > > >> index 2a58d8d..851c1b7 100644
> > > >> --- a/data/oses/windows.xml.in
> > > >> +++ b/data/oses/windows.xml.in
> > > >> @@ -737,7 +737,7 @@
> > > >>
> > > >>      <media arch="i386">
> > > >>        <iso>
> > > >> -        <volume-id>HB1_CCPA_X86FRE</volume-id>
> > > >> +        <volume-id>(HB1_CCPA_X86FRE)|(HRM_CENA_X86)</volume-id>
> > > >
> > > > Right .. as you guessed I downloaded the 32 bit ISO by accident :-(
> > > >
> > > > It's a bit unfortunate that libosinfo isn't distinguishing between
> > > > different editions of the base OS (ie. Desktop vs Server vs
> > 
> > BTW I meant to write "Client" instead of "Desktop" here.
> > Windows calls all the consumer editions "Client".
> > RHEL has a variant called "Desktop".
> > 
> > > > Enterprise).
> > > 
> > > We know of this issue and have plans to address it (I even have
> > > half-baked patch). Just don't know whats the best approach: Separate
> > > media entries for each variant or separate OS entries for each
> > > variant?
> > 
> > It's definitely more like a different OS than just different media.
> 
> I think you are talking about 2 different things. Reading
> http://libguestfs.org/guestfs.3.html#guestfs_inspect_get_product_variant ,
> what you ask for is about knowing that Win7 and Win2k8 are similar OSes,
> but one is a consumer edition, the other one is aimed at servers. I think
> what Zeeshan was talking about is about differentiating between the various
> existing Win7 editions (Home, Professional, Enterprise, ...), see
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_7_editions for the full list.

It looks like it.  For libguestfs we need to variant as I described.
We don't care about Editions.  Although there is probably a mapping
between "Editions" and the variant which is finally installed.

Rich.

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