[CentOS] RHEV guest tools

Thu Dec 29 19:05:28 UTC 2011
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 12/29/2011 10:26 AM, Trey Dockendorf wrote:
> On Dec 29, 2011 9:50 AM, "Karanbir Singh" <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>> On 12/29/2011 02:21 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>>> Would this spec file (and source tar ball) built the proper package?
>>> If not, where would I get it.
>>> I would be happy to build the proper source for centos extras for CentOS
>>> guests.
>> lets see if we can get the entire ovirt stack done - its quite a pain
>> building it at the moment though, but if a couple of people want to help
>> - we might be able to get that in
>> - KB
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> I can attest to the difficulty of that build.  I tried using FC16 srpms
> against 6.1 using mock and I spent an entire day with no luck.  Wrote
> scripts that would yumdownload srpms then attempt a build the download
> missing deps and retry.  Got to the point where only one new package would
> build then failed on kernel versions.  Though 6.2 should much more closely
> match what upstream uses as I believe RHEV 3 will be released for 6.2.
> Any idea if the full RHEV suite will be open sourced and eventually
> available in CentOS?  Both the rhev hypervisor and manager.  Ive lost the
> fight at my org to buy the product.
> If you need any extra help with the build Id be willing to assist.  Been
> following Ovirt closely.

Do you specifically have the guest tools SRPMS, which is something we
can do first and also come up with the whole stack later.

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