[CentOS-devel] Xen/Xen4CentOS SIG

Mon Feb 10 14:41:33 UTC 2014
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

On 02/10/2014 10:03 AM, Lars Kurth wrote:
> That is approved. Although I have not had time to write up and post the 
> meeting minutes


>>> The other question I have is whether we do need to re-apply
>>> (http://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup lists Xen4CentOS as a SIG
>>> already) and what the format for an application would be other than
>>> posting to this list. Maybe we ought to look at the naming of the SIG
>>> and make it more generic to cover for future version changes in Xen as
>>> well as targeting CentOS versions beyond CentOS 7 (which ought to be a
>>> lot easier than CentOS 6 because we only need Xen and no custom kernel).
>> imho, its worth going down the route of setting up a formal SIG in the
>> present scope of things, although the code + content and release stuff
>> is already out there in centos.org ( which might also make it a lot
>> faster and easier, since we just need to realign the git repo and get
>> some build metadata around it ).
> OK.
> I guess the next step then is to work on a formal proposal for the 
> board. Is there a template or list of questions that need to be 
> answered? Is there something else we need to wait for?

I will try and get that together today evening.

> On the packaging/dependency between SIGs/variants side, the type of 
> challenges are probably quite similar to the ones in the storage SIG. 
> Maybe we can also move away from the custom kernel we had for 
> Xen4CentOS6 and see whether the the CentOS7 kernel may work better.

right, and the layers of repo's is going to need resolving - things like
xen and the storage components we'd want as low as possible so that as
many people as possible can consume them from outside the xen repos.

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