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d1068153 06/20/2013 03:27 pm Michele Tartara

Make build_chroot self-contained

The configuration file are included in build_chroot, and are
automatically created by the script if it is not able to find them
already in the directory pointed by $DATA_DIR.

Note that the configuration file directory is cleaned if it's temporary,...

87414481 05/10/2013 06:50 pm Michele Tartara

Allow build_chroot to work from any directory

build_chroot used to work only if launched from ./devel/, whereas now
it can be launched from anywhere, and it will store the resulting files
in the current directory.

Fixes Issue 459.

Signed-off-by: Michele Tartara <>...

85b66af5 05/10/2013 06:50 pm Michele Tartara

build_chroot: check whether the data dir exists

If the data directory is not in the expected place, the script complains
with an error message and stops, instead of giving obscure messages.

Partially fixes Issue 459.

Signed-off-by: Michele Tartara <>...

71e00202 05/07/2013 04:30 pm Michele Tartara

Add version numbers to chroot build script

Update the script adding explicit version numbers for increased repeatability
of the build environment construction process. Version numbers are aligned
with those used by the external buildbot slack role.

Signed-off-by: Michele Tartara <>...

4cbf242b 04/11/2013 07:20 pm Michele Tartara

Add "less" to the chroot

Less is not part of the base debian system, so it has to be added
explicitly.

Signed-off-by: Michele Tartara <>
Reviewed-by: Guido Trotter <>

35133aae 04/10/2013 03:08 pm Michele Tartara

Set the default editor inside the chroot

Allows the chroot builder to set the default editor to be used in the
chroot.

Vim is used as the default choice.

Signed-off-by: Michele Tartara <>
Reviewed-by: Helga Velroyen <>

d8e3c5c9 04/10/2013 11:06 am Michele Tartara

Add backports to the chroot builder sources

This allows to have newer software than what is available in Debian Squeeze
(the default version of the distribution used by the script), particularly
vim and git.

Signed-off-by: Michele Tartara <>...

8b3f1f42 04/05/2013 05:10 pm Michele Tartara

Add script for building chroot

Setting up a proper environment for building a Ganeti can be quite difficult.

This patch adds a script for building a compressed chroot with all the
required libraries and tools.

Signed-off-by: Michele Tartara <>...