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From Wido den Hollander <w...@widodh.nl>
Subject Re: [ASF40][QA][DOCS] Management server and Hypervisor host installation docs
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:08:15 GMT


On 09/27/2012 08:08 AM, Rohit Yadav wrote:
> One more proposal;
>
> Our CI/Jenkins builds many builds daily, how about it bundles tar balls and at the same
time, upload these rpms/debs to a daily rpm/deb repository.
> This way QA won't have to download these tar balls (they would still can, can install
using install.sh), but configure their package managers with the repo URL and do stuff like:
>
> apt-get install cloud-server etc.; apt-get upgrade etc.
>
> This repo will just hold daily builds and not any releases.
>

I've been thinking about that, but we don't increment our package 
versions every day, so apt won't notice any new packages.

We could have indeed have a "daily" section on the repository, but we 
need to think of a way of incrementing the version numbers which apt 
will pick up.

Wido

> Regards.
>
> On 27-Sep-2012, at 12:54 AM, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 09/26/2012 08:45 AM, Rohit Yadav wrote:
>>>
>>> On 26-Sep-2012, at 3:22 AM, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I've been working on the Management Server and Hypervisor installation
>>>> docs lately.
>>>>
>>>> About everything was focused on RHEL/CentOS and around "install.sh"
>>>>
>>>
>>> I agree, a debian user and fan myself, I want us to focus on debian too.
>>>
>>>> There is still a lot of work to do, but I'd want to ask the QA team to
>>>> test the documentation.
>>>>
>>>> All my documentation is going into master and I hope this gets cherry
>>>> picked into the 4.0 branch.
>>>>
>>>> Take a look at:
>>>> http://jenkins.cloudstack.org/view/master/job/docs-master/lastSuccessfulBuild/artifact/Apache_CloudStack-4.0-cloudstack-en-US.pdf
>>>>
>>>> Most of my works has gone into Chapter #2: Installation.
>>>>
>>>> The big changes:
>>>> * Document the Debian DEB repository
>>>> * No longer use "install.sh" but use Apt
>>>> * Don't let cloud-setup-agent do everything, but document the steps
>>>> needed to be done (libvirt, firewall, apparmor, selinux)
>>>> * Make the documentation useable on both RHEL and Ubuntu
>>>
>>> Also if we can have a rpm repository too, so we have same kind of workflow; yum
install <pkg-name> and aptitude install <same-pkg-name>
>>> Install.sh can stay as well, for both, in case use has downloaded a tar ball
of debs or rpms.
>>>
>>
>> I don't know if there will still be a tarball with debs or rpms?
>> CloudStack itself is only doing a source release, so where should this
>> tarball come from?
>>
>> Wido
>>
>>>> I'll be working on this the whole week, so it will keep changing these days.
>>>>
>>>> Also, Chip is sending out RC3 tomorrow, so I'll update the packages on
>>>> the Ubuntu repository to RC3 by then as well.
>>>>
>>>> Setting up the RPM mirror is something to be done, hopefully this week
>>>> as well.
>>>>
>>>> Any comments or thoughts? Hopefully I'm in the good direction!
>>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Wido
>>>
>

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