On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 03:10:52PM +0200, Milan Zamazal wrote:
I made progress with Debian packaging of Vdsm. We have all the
supporting packages (cpopen, ioprocess, mom, pthreading, safelease,
sanlock) in Debian now. I took over maintenance of sanlock Debian
package, updated it and made a lot of fixes, including preparing the
previously unavailable python-sanlock package.
Thanks for your effort. I think that porting Vdsm and its dependencies
would help make the code cleaner and more robust.
As for Vdsm itself, the package can be installed now and Vdsm can be
started. It doesn't work with Engine, which is no big surprise. We
can't simply reinstall a Debian host from Engine, so we need to find
some way how to initialize the host properly.
Sorry I do not understand what's currently breaking. Can you add a
debian host to Engine? Does it show as up? Anything dubious in vdsm.log?
And it's likely there are
distribution specific pieces inside Vdsm and elsewhere.
Of course there are. But we'd like to to find an kill them, one at a
All the package sources, including not yet uploaded Vdsm package, are
available on http://git.debian.org
How you can help:
- Obviously, we need to make Vdsm hosts working, so any help in this
area is welcome.
- Reviewing and testing Vdsm Debian package (without actually using it)
is also very helpful, I'm sure there are things to fix or improve.
- There are some Lintian warnings in the packages, fixing them would be
- We should also review Debian patches in the packages, decide what
should be changed upstream and report it.
- You can help with anything else you consider useful.