On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 07:14:06AM -0700, Dan Smith wrote:

> EM> The last time I built a xm-test ramdisk, the buildroot-snapshot
> EM> was broken, and I had to go back a few days to find a working one.
> EM> I'm wary of using buildroot-snapshot for that reason. 
> 
> Yes, we had this discussion last year sometime and agreed to use a
> known-good daily snapshot for that reason.  I think it's still a good
> idea, as most people are not (or should not be) building ramdisks
> anymore (now that Xensource hosts a binary for download).

Yes, I think that the best thing to do would be as Jimi suggests, and for us
to pick one known-good snapshot, and host it ourselves.  That way, the source
for the XenSource ramdisks will always be available and we don't have to rely
upon the upstream buildroot archive.

The next time I build a ramdisk I'll put the buildroot tar on
xm-test.xensource.com, and change the Makefile to refer to that instead.

Ewan.

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