Bug#719215: autopkgtest: please create a QEMU virtualization server

Francesco Poli invernomuto at paranoici.org
Sun Feb 9 14:06:32 UTC 2014

On Sun, 9 Feb 2014 14:22:41 +0100 Martin Pitt wrote:

> Francesco Poli [2014-02-08 17:00 +0100]:
> > Will it be uploaded to the Debian archive soon?
> Yes, I expect so. It needs some bit of packaging still, but that's the
> easy part. But I want 2.7.1 to go into testing before I upload a new
> version.

Fine, it sounds like a more than reasonable plan.

> > Moreover, will it build a separate binary package?
> I'm not planning to. That would just contain the two new scripts; the
> primary reason to split it would be to make the new -qemu package
> depend on qemu, but it still feels like over-splitting to me. We don't
> do that for most of the other runners either.

Hence, the new files will go into the "autopkgtest" binary package,
which will recommend "qemu-system" (or some more appropriate package
that will pull in the necessary packages to run QEMU and/or KVM).
If this is the case, I think it will be OK.

Thanks again for your kind replies.

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