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Re: Help with Anaconda changes



On Wed, May 01, 2013 at 23:48:00 -0700,
  Ravindra Kumar <ravindrakumar vmware com> wrote:
It is not an absolute requirement but a very important requirement to have some of the important functionality like VM management, guest consistent backups work. It is also required for better user experience of the guest desktop. There is no known reason for not having it in a VMware VM.

For QA it's useful to have the same install in VMs as on real hardware so that you are more likely to be testing the same thing in both cases. (As for some of the QA group, testing in VMs is a lot easier than testing on real hardware.)

Having the package install behavior be different on VMs is also a potential source of problems when building images on a VM that may not be targeted for a VM.


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