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Re: [Xen-devel] Re: [XenPPC] [PATCH 0/10][TOOLS][XM-TEST] [v3] Update xm-test to support new architectures

On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 09:52:54AM +1000, Tony Breeds wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 11:48:54AM +0100, Ewan Mellor wrote:
> > Patches 3 - 9 look OK.  Rather than take 1 and 2 directly,?I've reworked 
> > that
> > bit of the build system as we discussed, so that xm-test.xensource.com will
> > host a known-good version of the buildroot source.
> Great.  I included them for the sake of completeness, and to take the
> urgency off you updateing xm-test.xensource.com. :)
> Also if you have any difficulty building a cross compiled initrd for PPC
> give me a yell.
> >                                                     I've also changed things
> > so that the initrd gets the architecture in the name, so that make existing
> > continues to work (your patches don't add "make existing" support for PPC,
> > AFAIK).
> What make you think that "make existing" wont work,  I've been doing
> INITRD=http://localhost/xm-test/ make existing
> quite often with no problems, or is that not what you meant.

Egads!  You can just copy the ramdisk in place you know ;-)

No, what I meant was that "make existing" using the reference to
xm-test.xensource.com is going to get you an i386 initrd, not a PPC one.

> Either way includeing the architecture in the initrd is nice.
> > I'll reply to patch 10 in a sec.
> Thanks.
> > I'll push all these things when the new ramdisks are built and uploaded --
> > today, hopefully.
> Excellent.
> > xm-test has deserved its One Point Oh for a long time now, so I'll be 
> > bumping
> > the version number too.
> > 
> > Thanks for all your hard work,
> You're welcome, all I did was build on the work of the xm-test authors.

Yeah, it's good work all round.  Thanks again to everyone involved,


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