Thursday, 13 March 2014

Re: Aiming for Qemu 2.0 in 14.04

Quoting Dimitri John Ledkov ([email protected]):
> On 13 March 2014 15:56, Serge Hallyn <[email protected]> wrote:
> > Quoting Jamie Strandboge ([email protected]):
> >>
> >> On 03/12/2014 08:52 AM, Serge Hallyn wrote:
> >> > Quoting Jamie Strandboge ([email protected]):> Creating a symlink to
> >> /usr/bin/qemu-img from /usr/bin/kvm-img makes this error
> >> >> go away and things seem to work, but I've not reviewed/tested if this is the
> >> >> correct fix.
> >>
> >> > Ah. So the choice of kvm-img or qemu-img appears to be stored in
> >> > the qemu-driver. Can you restart libvirt and see if that fixes it
> >> > for you?
> >>
> >> It does.
> >
> > Hm. So I'm not sure whether qemu should try to force a libvirt update...
> >
>
> It's valid for e.g. qemu to declare "Breaks: libvirt (<< some
> version)" this way libvirt will be forced to upgrade and restart
> itself appropriately.
> And this way nothing happens if libvirt is not installed at all.
>
> (some version - being like the last one of libvirt uploaded into trusty)

Picking the right version would be tricky. Doesn't seem worth it to
push a no-build rebuild of libvirt just for this :)

Of course libvirt could be patched to re-do the check if it finds
that what it cached is no longer valid...

-serge

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