[virt-tools-list] [PATCH virtio-win-pkg-scripts v3 0/2] helpers to standardize driver directory layout

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Mar 3 20:36:45 UTC 2016

On Mon, Feb 08, 2016 at 05:23:37PM +0300, Roman Kagan wrote:
> 3) current virtio-win package includes several loosely related packages:
>    virtio drivers, qxl, qga; we add our own, too.  They have independent
>    release cycles and build procedures (e.g. qga builds nicely with
>    mingw on Linux and can be turned into a normal rpm suitable for
>    shipping in e.g. Fedora)
>    Therefore we're considering splitting the rpm into several
>    independent ones with the stuff installed onto the host filesystem as
>    a directory structure; the iso and floppy images would be generated
>    from that right on the host (e.g. by rpm triggers or by a tool like
>    supermin) rather than brought in pre-generated.

This makes total sense to me (except genisoimage, not supermin :-)


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