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Hi, following up to CentOS Virt SIG meeting here is a quick review of the gaps we have for porting ovirt within CentOS Koji.

On the manager side, in order to properly build ovirt-engine (the main package in oVirt project) we’re missing several pre-requisites.

We’re relying on a binary packaging of jboss-as 7.1 we ship as ovirt-engine-jboss-as. So first step should be to rebuild Fedora 19 JBoss rpms within CentOS 7.

We’re also using maven for building ovirt-engine. A proper packaging for using koji as build system requires to re-package ovirt-engine following fedora guidelines [1]. Issue here is that we’re missing lot of maven dependencies like google GWT not yet packaged in Fedora and also other dependencies available in Fedora but not in CentOS 7 like:

apache-sshd >= 0.11.0
checkstyle >= 5.4
dbunit >= 2.4.8
infinispan >= 5.2.5
javapackages-local jboss-modules >= 1.1.1
maven-checkstyle-plugin >= 2.9.1
maven-jaxb2-plugin >= 0.8.1
maven-processor-plugin >= 1.3.7
openstack-java-client >= 3.0.6
openstack-java-glance-client >= 3.0.6
openstack-java-keystone-client >= 3.0.6
openstack-java-quantum-client >= 3.0.6
openstack-java-resteasy-connector >= 3.0.6
powermock-junit4 >= 1.5
quartz >= 2.1.2
snmp4j >= 2.2.2
spring-ldap >= 1.3.1
springframework-test >= 3.1.1

On the host side we’ve been able to build everything in koji. Some dependencies have been rebuilt from EPEL but other than that we should be fine[2]. Only blocker we have on this is qemu-kvm-rhev, we discussed about the rhev suffix during the meeting and we haven’t reached an agreement yet within oVirt on how to handle it.

[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id68605
[2] http://wiki.CentOS.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Virtualization/Roadmap

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