Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592052
Need to backport upstream patch to allow optional parts of the libguestfs appliance into RHEL
Last modified: 2010-07-02 15:23:08 EDT
Description of problem:
We need to backport this upstream patch:
This will allow us to build libguestfs with optional parts of the
libguestfs appliance (in particular, an optional part for Windows
support for V2V).
This is a risky patch, and needs a lot more testing before I'll
even put it upstream.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release. Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release. This request is not yet committed for
Do you have any suggestions on how we could test this patch effectively?
After installing the new package, just run:
If that completes successfully, then it worked.
In general terms, this patch is so fundamental to the operation
of libguestfs that virtually any conceivable test of libguestfs/
guestfish/... that NAY have already implemented will test it.
Built in brew:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.