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From Erik Weber <terbol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] ACS 4.9 systemvmtemplate
Date Tue, 19 Apr 2016 17:45:51 GMT
Regarding packer, I believe cosmic has done most of that. See
https://github.com/MissionCriticalCloud/systemvm-packer/blob/master/README.md


Erik

Den tirsdag 19. april 2016 skrev Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
følgende:

> Hi all,
>
> Will and I had some discussions around systemvm template on one of the
> PRs, I wanted to bring the discussion here on dev@.
>
> Provided we've some features merged before the freeze date in May, we will
> need to build a new systemvm-template with likely following new packages
> (assuming the feature PRs get merged):
>
> -          Zebra and related packages required by OSPF stuff from Abhi
>
> -          Strongswan required by strongswan-vpn PR from Jayapal
>
> To reduce scope, I suggest we still use Debian7 as base. As soon as these
> PRs get merged, we can create early systemvmtemplates in order to have them
> available for early testing (and against other PRs).
> Will raised questions around where and how to build them -- I suppose we
> can reuse the systemvmtemplate builder Jenkins jobs (or create a new one if
> that's not working/broke) and we can use community-maintained hosting
> places to host them, I don't know if ASF can provide us any place to host
> them (S3, servers etc.). Comments, questions?
>
> For long term (likely 4.10/LTS), I hope to have following work we can do
> around systemvm templates:
>
> -          Try to reduce systemvm template and systemvm.iso size
>
> -          Migrate to Debian 8 based base-template, newer packages and
> kernel
>
> -          Fix systemvm.iso init scripts (cloud early script,
> password-server script etc.) to be systemd compatible
>
> -          Evaluate and migrate Python scripts to using Python3 (if
> possible that would be great as more distros are moving to use Python 3.x
> as default)
>
> -          Migrate to using Java8 JRE (both for systemvm agents and mgmt.
> server)
>
> -          Migrate the systemvm build system to use packer with KVM,
> instead of using veewee/VirtualBox
>
> Regards.
>
> Regards,
>
> Rohit Yadav
>
> rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com <javascript:;>
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