[Ovirt-devel] Feedback on the ovirt build docs

Perry N. Myers pmyers at redhat.com
Tue Sep 16 15:27:47 UTC 2008

Bryan Kearney wrote:
> I just built ovirt based on the new repo split. Some feedback on the 
> docs [1]
> - You list the repos, which caused me to go check them out. Then, the 
> cool make file did it again. I would suggest a note to that effect to 
> save the download time.

Will make a note on the build instructions page to this effect.

> - The make file variables should be higher in the doc. I started running 
> the steps, stopped to make sure the repo was on the next branch, then 
> saw that the variables would have done it for me.

I'll move that around.

> - My first build failed, then I set the OVIRT_BRANCH and FEDORA_URL env 
> variables and it worked. Dont know if I got a bad mirror, or if those 
> have to be set.

They don't need to be set.  But it is preferable to have OVIRT_BRANCH=next 
so you get the latest development code.

Jim was toying with setting the default branch to next, but instead of 
that I could just make OVIRT_BRANCH default to next.  Thoughts?


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