[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 
> - 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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