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

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 00/13] tests/vm: serial console autoinstall, misc fixes.
Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 06:23:43 +0200
User-agent: NeoMutt/20180716

On Thu, May 09, 2019 at 08:52:23PM +0200, Kamil Rytarowski 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.
> > 
> Error log? What is the command? pkgin install?

Looked like a dependency problem, the error log complained that it
couldn't find a new enough tcl version for tk.

"fixed" that by installing git-base instead of git, which drop the tk
dependency of git.


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