[CentOS-virt] CentOS 7.6 and Xen 4.6 / centos-release-xen broken

George Dunlap dunlapg at umich.edu
Tue Mar 5 13:32:38 UTC 2019


On Sat, Feb 9, 2019 at 4:50 PM Pasi Kärkkäinen <pasik at iki.fi> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On Sat, Feb 09, 2019 at 06:39:59PM +0200, Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > Hello George,
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 01, 2018 at 12:06:49PM +0000, George Dunlap wrote:
> > > Hey all,
> > >
> > > In order to make sure SIG content is "fresh", whenever a new version
> > > of CentOS comes out, content is discarded automatically unless SIG
> > > chairs specifically request it to be moved over.
> > >
> > > At the moment, Xen has three repos that are under consideration to be moved up:
> > >
> > > virt/x86_64/xen-46
> > > virt/x86_64/xen-48
> > > virt/x86_64/xen-410
> > >
> > > I'll request xen-48 and xen-410 to be updated for sure, but I wanted
> > > to gauge how much interest there was in xen-46.  If you have strong
> > > feelings about xen-46, let me know (and perhaps consider volunteering
> > > to maintain the packages).
> > >
> >
> > It seems currently "centos-release-xen" package is broken in CentOS7,
> > it points to xen-46 repo, which isn't available anymore in CentOS 7.6:
> >
> > http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/virt/x86_64/
> >
> >       -> xen-48/
> >       -> xen-410/
> >
> >
> > # yum clean all
> > # yum search centos-release-xen
> > ..
> > centos-release-xen.x86_64 : CentOS Virt SIG Xen repo configs
> > centos-release-xen-48.x86_64 : CentOS Virt Sig Xen repo configs for Xen 4.8
> > centos-release-xen-common.x86_64 : CentOS Virt Sig Xen support files
> > ..
> >
> > # yum install centos-release-xen
> > # cat /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Xen.repo
> >
> > # CentOS-Xen.repo
> > #
> > # Please see http://wiki.centos.org/QaWiki/Xen4 for more
> > # information
> >
> > [centos-virt-xen-46]
> > name=CentOS-$releasever - xen
> > baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/virt/$basearch/xen-46
> > gpgcheck=1
> > enabled=1
> > gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-SIG-Virtualization
> >
> > [centos-virt-xen-46-testing]
> > name=CentOS-$releasever - xen - testing
> > baseurl=http://buildlogs.centos.org/centos/$releasever/virt/$basearch/xen-46
> > gpgcheck=0
> > enabled=0
> > gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-CentOS-SIG-Virtualization
> >
> >
> > I guess two things should happen in CentOS7:
> >
> > 1) Publish centos-release-xen-410 package
> >
>
> Ah, actually it's there already in xen-48 and xen-410 dirs, but not in CentOS extras.
>
>
> > 2) Update centos-release-xen package to point to.. 410 ?
> >
>
> So it seems the "centos-release-xen" package in "extras" repo has the xen-46 reference in it.
> So we should update the package in extras.

Sorry, missed this -- yes, we've been trying to get the powers that be
to update it for some time; we did finally manage to get it updated a
week or two ago.  Could you give it a try now?

 -George


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