[Ovirt-devel] Feedback on the ovirt build docs

Bryan Kearney bkearney at redhat.com
Tue Sep 16 16:02:36 UTC 2008

Perry N. Myers wrote:
> 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.

As I said, I may have hit a bad mirror.

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

Yeah, I think if I am checking out the code I more then likely want the 
development branch.

-- bk

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