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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/13] tests/vm: serial console autoinstall, mis

From: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/13] tests/vm: serial console autoinstall, misc fixes.
Date: Thu, 9 May 2019 14:04:53 +0200
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Hi Thomas,

On 5/9/19 1:53 PM, Thomas Huth wrote:
> On 08/05/2019 10.56, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>> This patch series changes the way virtual machines for test builds are
>> managed.  They are created locally on the developer machine now.  The
>> installer is booted on the serial console and the scripts walks through
>> the dialogs to install and configure the guest.
>> That takes the download.patchew.org server out of the loop and makes it
>> alot easier to tweak the guest images (adding build dependencies for
>> example).
>> The install scripts take care to apply host proxy settings (from *_proxy
>> environment variables) to the guest, so any package downloads will be
>> routed through the proxy and can be cached that way.  This also makes
>> them work behind strict firewalls.
>> There are also a bunch of smaller tweaks for tests/vm to fix issues I
>> was struggling with.  See commit messages of individual patches for
>> details.
>> Known issue:  NetBSD package install is not working for me right now.
>> It did work a while ago.  Not sure what is going on here.
> I now gave your series another try and replaced patch 3 with the python3
> fix from Eduardo locally here. FreeBSD works great. OpenBSD is fine too,
> except for the known issue that the "gmake check" does not work - but
> this issue has been there before already. [...]

"gmake check" was working on OpenBSD with this series:
I think most of the patch proposed there have been merged, so are you
talking about a new issue?

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