[openstack-dev] [nova] fair standards for all hypervisor drivers

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Aug 11 12:01:33 UTC 2014

On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 07:58:41AM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote:
> On 08/11/2014 05:53 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > There is work to add support for this in devestack already which I
> > prefer since it makes it easy for developers to get an environment
> > which matches the build system:
> > 
> >   https://review.openstack.org/#/c/108714/
> Ah, cool.  Devstack is indeed a better place to put the build scripting.
>  So, I think we should:
> 1) Get the above patch working, and then merged.
> 2) Get an experimental job going to use the above while we work on #3
> 3) Before the job can move into the check queue and potentially become
> voting, it needs to not rely on downloading the source on every run.

Don't we have the ability to mirror downloads locally to the build
system for python ?  The proposed patch allows an alternate download
URL to be set via an env variable so it could point to a local mirror
instead of libvirt.org / qemu.org

> IIRC, we can have nodepool build an image to use for these jobs that
> includes the bits already installed.

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