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From Wido den Hollander <>
Subject Re: Ubuntu/Debian packaging progress
Date Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:08:05 GMT

On 01/09/2013 06:14 PM, Rajesh Battala wrote:
> +1 .
> @Wido, would like to know whether the same process works for rpm based distros?
> For 4.0 we had supported CentOS6.3 and Rhel6.3 and packing is done using waf.
> waf is going to deprecated right?  How we are going to support for packing for rpm  based

Yes. Hugo is working on the RPM packaging (see some commits in master), 
but we keep in contact to keep it synced.

RPM and DEB packaging share a lot of things, so we'll make sure that 
both packages are very much alike.


> Thanks
> Rajesh Battala
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wido den Hollander []
> Sent: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 3:34 PM
> To: <>
> Subject: Ubuntu/Debian packaging progress
> Hi all,
> I was contacted by Noa Resare from Spotify (you might have seen him on the mailinglist)
regarding the Ubuntu and Debian packaging progress.
> He volunteered to help with fixing this packaging the right way, but we stumbled upon
the problem that he doesn't have commit rights, this prevented us from working in the "packaging"
> After a Skype conversation yesterday we decided to fork the CloudStack repo on Github[0]
and work there.
> I know it's preferred that development stays at the ASF repo, but it would mean that
Noa would have to sent everything in patches to me and I'd have to apply them.
> With this e-mail I want to let people know that we are working on
> CLOUDSTACK-756 [1] on that Github repo.
> Afterwards we'll rebase and merge everything into master so that we have new and shiny
packages for the 4.1 release without WAF.
> I'll make sure we'll keep Hugo in the loop since he's doing the RPM packaging which shares
a lot with the DEB packaging.
> Questions or remarks?
> Wido
> [0]:
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