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From David Nalley <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Packaging in 4.1
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:22:23 GMT
On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, Pradeep Soundararajan wrote:

> Thanks Hugo, Wido and Noa for bringing this to some closure :)
> I am able to package rpm using "packaging/centos63/" after some
> modification in the script since cloud.spec is looking for
> 'cloudstack' Name.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -mkdir -p $RPMDIR/SOURCES/cloud-$VERSION
> +mkdir -p $RPMDIR/SOURCES/cloudstack-$VERSION
> -(cd ../../; tar -c --exclude .git --exclude dist  .  | tar -C
> -(cd $RPMDIR/SOURCES/; tar -czf cloud-$VERSION.tgz cloud-$VERSION)
> +(cd ../../; tar -c --exclude .git --exclude dist  .  | tar -C
> $RPMDIR/SOURCES/cloudstack-$VERSION -x )
> +(cd $RPMDIR/SOURCES/; tar -czf cloudstack-$VERSION.tgz
> cloudstack-$VERSION)
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Packaging went fine after the above modification but I have observed some
> issues while installing the package.  I believe you have changed the
> installation path from */cloud/* to */cloudstack/* and also observed you
> have changed all the rpm names from cloud* to cloudstack*.  If that is a
> situation then I feel we cannot upgrade from 4.0 since they were pointing
> to different rpm names and they were loaded in a different location.  I
> feel,  this would raise lot of compatibility issues here and there.
> So we are using things like Obsoletes and Provides in RPM (and their
alternatives in deb land) so that the new packages provide cloud- packages
and also obsolete the old ones (effectively creating a case where the old
packages simply won't be around)

> Noticed you have changed cloud-client to cloudstack-management. I feel, we
> have to modify script accordingly in order to satisfy all the
> changed conditions.

There is no in Apache CloudStack.

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