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From "Jim L." <j...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: Really need some help here ...
Date Sat, 27 Apr 2013 17:50:52 GMT
Chip, I'll do that.  Thanks for the info.

Regards,

--Jim L.




On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 1:25 PM, Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com>wrote:

> There is a bug in the 4.0.x Debian/rules file that excludes the
> optional -Dnonoss flag. Look at the 4.1 branch copy and note the env
> variable I added to support optional mvn flags during the packaging's
> build step.
>
> On Apr 27, 2013, at 1:22 PM, "Jim L." <jiml@pobox.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi David,
> >
> > I know Wido's DEBs do not have VMWare support (at least, the last time I
> > tried to used them).  I'll give the RPM's a try, however.
> >
> > In the meantime: is there additional documentation/wiki/back of a napkin
> > that explains how to build DEB or RPM packages with VMWare support?  I
> > would like to have that ability if I decide to write additional plugins
> for
> > some projects I'm working on.  I did try to "hand-roll" an installation
> on
> > Ubuntu by taking the 3.0.2 version I have now and using that as a
> template
> > to modify the 4.0.2 /etc/cloud/management/components.xml file, adding the
> > adapters VMWare Discoverer and VMWare HypervisorGuru to the config. I
> also
> > added the /usr/share/java/cloud-plugins directory with the VMWare base
> and
> > hypervisor jars ( in addition to the vmware-vim25.jar,
> vmware-apputils,jar,
> > etc., files),  but I encountered numerous classpath/missing jar issues.
>  I
> > (think I) finally resolved those, but the VMwareGuru component will not
> > instantiate/initialize, so I put all of that on hold until I could get
> some
> > help.
> >
> > So,  I'll give Wido's repo a try on CentOS but it would be great to know
> > how to do this on my own as well and would prefer Ubuntu if possible.
> > Thanks for responding.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > --Jim L.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 11:12 AM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> >
> >> On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 9:07 AM, Jim L. <jiml@pobox.com> wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> I have been trying to build either RPMs or DEB packages for Cloudstack
> >>> 4.0.2 with VMWare enabled, but have been unsuccessful.  I can build
> >>> successfully using Maven (mvn -P deps -D nonoss) but the DEB/RPM build
> >>> processes apparently rebuild on their own without using the artifacts
> >>> created by the Maven build.
> >>>
> >>> We are currently using the Cloudstack 3.0.2 version, but want to take
> >>> advantage of the latest features available with 4.0.2.
> >>>
> >>> Can anyone please help?  Is there a way to install what is being built
> >> for
> >>> DEB/RPMs and then manually modify that installed Cloudstack 4.0.2
> >>> environment to support VMWare?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>>
> >>> --Jim L.
> >>
> >> Hi Jim,
> >>
> >> So while I am happy to help you build those packages, do you really
> >> need to build them yourself?
> >> Wido's yum repo has packages with VMware support (I can't speak for
> >> the debs, I don't think 4.0.2 is there yet)
> >> http://cloudstack.apt-get.eu/rhel/4.0/
> >>
> >> --David
> >>
>

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