[Users] [Announce] Virtuozzo 7 unstable branch
sergeyb at openvz.org
Fri Sep 11 10:53:25 PDT 2015
On 09:39 Fri 11 Sep , Kir Kolyshkin wrote:
> My interpretation of the below is:
> 1. There is a "factory" yum repo now available for VZ7. The meaning of
> factory is the same as "rawhide" for Fedora or "sid" for Debian, in other words this
> is the bleeding edge, latest untested packages.
Exactly. Good comparison.
> 2. In order to use it, you have to do the following:
> * Upgrade virtuozzo-release package to the one available in
> * Enable the factory repo by running "yum-config-manager --enable factory".
> * Run "yum update".
> 3. If you want to switch back to "latest stable" version:
> * Disable the factory repo by running "yum-config-manager --disable
> * Run "yum distro-sync".
> 4. If yum-config-manager is not available, run "yum install yum-utils".
> Sergey, please let us know if there's anything I misinterpreted or missed.
Everything is right.
> On 09/11/2015 06:06 AM, Sergey Bronnikov wrote:
> >Hello, everyone
> >in July 2015 we have released Virtuozzo 7 Technical Preview 
> >when we considered branch 7.0-Beta1 as stable.
> >Beside Beta1 we continue Virtuozzo development in another branch - 7.0-Beta2.
> >The main goal for next milestone is working virtual machines based on KVM
> >hypervisor. It is highly recommended to test this branch on some of your
> >servers as build from this branch will be stable some time later.
> >To bring Beta2 packages to installed Virtuozzo 7 instance you should install
> >package virtuozzo-release on your server and run 'yum update'. Take a link to
> >package 'virtuozzo-release' in factory repository . Don't forget to enable
> >factory YUM repository before update via yum.
> >Now installation of package with new release failed due to conflicts 
> >so probably you will need to use option "--force" on installation.
> >YUM repositories
> >Each Virtuozzo 7 installation instance has amount of YUM repositories:
> >- links to stable branch are in file virtuozzo.repo;
> >- links to unstable branch are in file factory.repo and disabled by default;
> >1. http://lists.openvz.org/pipermail/announce/2015-July/000617.html
> >2. http://download.openvz.org/virtuozzo/factory/x86_64/os/Packages/v/
> >3. https://bugs.openvz.org/browse/OVZ-6532
> >4. https://openvz.org/Roadmap
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