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From Edison Su <>
Subject RE: DevCloud setup documentation
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:36:15 GMT
Could you help to write it down how to get the new devcloud work on Mac, if there are any special
I don't have enough time to write the document to cover all the situations, so it's up to
users/community to improve the document. Sorry for the long journey to get there.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Abhijith Chandrashekar []
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 6:28 PM
> To: ''
> Subject: RE: DevCloud setup documentation
> OK. Thanks for the clarification.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chip Childers []
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 5:56 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: DevCloud setup documentation
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:52 PM, Abhijith Chandrashekar
> <> wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> >
> > I started a week ago with the process of setting up DevCloud on my
> Macintosh by importing DevCloud.ova onto VirtualBox. First,  I took the
> wrong step of building using ant and then I discovered that the build process
> had moved on to maven. As I went through this guide -
> loud+environment+setup - in trying to setup the CloudStack development
> environment, I ran into a bunch of errors to which many of you have
> responded very kindly and promptly. The community seems very well-
> rooted and very helpful.
> >
> > Some of the errors I faced were fairly trivial and my own mistakes - once
> there wasn't enough swap space and at one point I had the wrong version of
> maven installed. At other times, the errors I faced seemed to be stemming
> from the lack of sufficient documentation about a particular issue - jetty
> wasn't installing until I made changes to the pom.xml which I had to figure
> out on my own, I had to make modifications to in the
> utils directory before I could resolve the error with denial of access to the
> database for user 'root'@'localhost'. The link to stackoverflow on the wiki
> wasn't much help there. I was just wondering if other people have gone
> through similar issues, in which case, it might make sense to include them in
> the wiki?
> >
> > For starters, I think it should be specifically mentioned that one must use
> maven3 and not any previous versions. I was using maven2 and the last step
> in starting the mgmt. server did not execute.
> >
> > How should I go about getting the items reviewed so that they can be
> added to the wiki?
> I think it's fair to say that you should simply add / edit / correct liberally.  As
> long as the pages are improving, then there isn't any sort of *approval*
> needed.  Make the changes you think need to be made.  If there is a specific
> question / concern, raise it on the list to see if you can get an answer...  then
> edit away.
> -chip
> > Thanks,
> > Abhijith

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