malinux at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 03:18:43 UTC 2008
That was very helpful information.
On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 1:55 AM, Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:
> Martin Schiøtz wrote:
>> Does somebody know what's going with the revisor project?
>> The mailing list revisor-users at fedoraunity.org does not seem to work.
> The lists were moved to revisor-users at lists.fedorahosted.org this afternoon.
>> I have been trying to build CentOS and Fedora on Fedora 9 and 10 with
>> revisor for some time now with no succes at all. I have been trying
>> different versions of revisor and different kinds builds (with CentOS
>> and Fedora) on both Fedora 9 and 10. The result is alway some kind of
>> error doing the beginning of the install process of the builded CD or
>> DVD images.
> Apparently there are issues with different versions of squashfs in new
> Fedora releases and CentOS 5. You can use "mock" to create a centos 5
> chroot and run revisor from there, which I'm told will work. I've quoted
> Jeroen's more detailed directions at the end of this message.
> Since the move, there's already been a post to the list about problems
> composing Fedora 10, and I'm hoping to see a resolution.
>> Has anybody have any succes building images with revisor lately?
> Not yet. I've been talking to the author about similar problems. For the
> moment, I'm just composing the install trees and then using the
> vmlinuz/initrd/install.img from the distribution.
> The nasty thing between a (recent) Fedora station composing EL5
> installation or live media is the version mismatch between squashfs.
> I very much doubt this is ever going to be solved, but you can run
> revisor in a mock chroot:
> # yum install mock
> $ mock -r epel-5-i386 init
> $ mock -r epel-5-i386 install comps-extras createrepo rhpl pykickstart \
> ~ livecd-tools anaconda-runtime squashfs-tools \
> ~ busybox-anaconda notify-python usermode \
> ~ pam python automake intltool gettext \
> ~ desktop-file-utils glib2-devel gcc \
> ~ cobbler koan deltarpm pygtk pygtk2-libglade \
> ~ gnome-python2-gconf system-config-kickstart jigdo \
> ~ livecd-tools python-virtinst git
> $ mock -r epel-5-i386 shell
> mock-chroot> git clone git://git.fedorahosted.org/revisor
> mock-chroot> cd revisor
> mock-chroot> git checkout --track -b EL-5 origin/EL-5
> mock-chroot> autoreconf && ./configure
> mock-chroot> make install
> mock-chroot> revisor --cli [options]
> ^ This is what I'm testing now, and it seems to work.
> Kind regards,
> Jeroen van Meeuwen
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