[virt-tools-list] [Spice-devel] More on virt-viewer for windows

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Wed Sep 18 14:27:09 UTC 2013

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 08:24:26AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 09/18/2013 08:19 AM, Fernando Lozano wrote:
> > Hi,
> >>>> Can someone from the Spice community chime in? Why is
> >>>> spice-space.org shipping a Fedora 18 build of libvirt (0.10.2.x)
> >>>> rather than Fedora 19 (1.0.5.x)? Who does the builds, and how often
> >>>> are they updated? 
> >>> I do builds when releasing new virt-viewer versions, and I use the latest
> >>> stable Fedora available at that time. We've not done any virt-viewer
> >>> release since F19 came out.
> >>>
> >>> There's no reason why I couldn't do bug fix re-builds of the installer
> >>> though at any time if deemed neccessary.
> >> It would be nice to do a bug fix rebuild as soon as is
> >> released, as that would pick up the patch for mingw refusing to create
> >> sockets, and hopefully get people a lot further at actually being able
> >> to use virsh on mingw.
> > I got confused by those release numbers: if Fedora has libvirt 1.0.5.x
> > why should the next windows build use older I though
> > development were being done only on the latest releases.
> Since Dan builds from Fedora, he gets whatever version is in the Fedora
> side that he builds from.  Fedora 18 is on the 0.10.2.x series, with
> due soon; Fedora 19 is on the 1.0.5.x branch, with due
> soon.  Since the original build was from F18 and Dan didn't build
> anything from F19 yet, it may be faster to do the refresh from Fedora 18
> than to figure out whether Fedora 19 is even buildable for mingw.  Or,
> if he builds from the (still-in-beta) Fedora 20, you'd get a build based
> off of 1.1.2.

We have a new virt-viewer release we want to get out soon. I'll be building
on F19 when i do that.

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