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[[Category:Virtualization]]
[[Category:Virtualization]]


The Virtualization Preview Repository is for people who would like to test the very latest virtualization related packages. This repository is intended primarily as an aid to testing / early experimentation. It is not intended for 'production' deployment.
The Virtualization Preview Repository is for people who would like to test the very latest virtualization related packages. This repository is intended primarily as an aid to testing/early experimentation. It is not intended for 'production' deployment.


= Target Audience =
= Target Audience =
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* 2) Same as (1) but who are willing to help out testing updates for the whole distro in order to catch things before they hit the people in category (1) - ''these people have the updates and updates-testing repos enabled''  
* 2) Same as (1) but who are willing to help out testing updates for the whole distro in order to catch things before they hit the people in category (1) - ''these people have the updates and updates-testing repos enabled''  


* 3) Mostly the same as (1) or (2), but have a specific interest in testing new virt features and are willing to deal with virt regressions - ''these people enable the updates, updates-testing and preview repos''  
* 3) Mostly the same as (1) or (2), but have a specific interest in testing new virt features and are willing to deal with virt regressions - ''these people enable the updates, updates-testing, and preview repos''  


* 4) People who are interested in helping with helping with Fedora <next> development in general, not just virt - ''these people run [[Releases/Rawhide|rawhide]]''
* 4) People who are interested in helping with Fedora <next> development in general, not just virt - ''these people run [[Releases/Rawhide|rawhide]]''


= Enabling the Virtualization Preview Repository =
= Enabling the Virtualization Preview Repository =
Preview packages may be installed using yum after performing the following
Install the repo:
step.


For Fedora 12 Users:
sudo dnf copr enable @virtmaint-sig/virt-preview
<pre><nowiki>
$> cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-virt-preview.repo << 'EOF'
[rawvirt]
name=Virtualization Rawhide for Fedora 12
baseurl=http://jforbes.fedorapeople.org/virt-preview/f12/$basearch/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
EOF
$> yum update
</nowiki></pre>


For Fedora 13 Users:
And then update your machine like you normally would.  
<pre><nowiki>
$> cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-virt-preview.repo << 'EOF'
[rawvirt]
name=Virtualization Rawhide for Fedora 13
baseurl=http://jforbes.fedorapeople.org/virt-preview/f13/$basearch/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
EOF
$> yum update
</nowiki></pre>


= History =
= Contact =
See also:
 
* http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue169#More_Formal_libvirt_Release_Scheduling
Issues with specific packages should be filed in bugzilla.redhat.com. Issues with the repo itself can be directed to [[User:crobinso]]
* http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue177#Rawhide_Virtualization_Repository
 
* http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue171#Virtualization_Technology_Preview_Repo
= Links =
 
* Copr repo page: https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/g/virtmaint-sig/virt-preview/
* git repo with maintenance scripts: https://gitlab.com/crobinso/virt-preview

Latest revision as of 20:12, 14 June 2022

The Virtualization Preview Repository is for people who would like to test the very latest virtualization related packages. This repository is intended primarily as an aid to testing/early experimentation. It is not intended for 'production' deployment.

Target Audience

Who might be interested in virt preview? It turns out there are four kinds of people in the world.

  • 1) Users who want things to stay stable and who aren't necessarily expecting new features until they update to the next release of Fedora - these are people with just the updates repo enabled
  • 2) Same as (1) but who are willing to help out testing updates for the whole distro in order to catch things before they hit the people in category (1) - these people have the updates and updates-testing repos enabled
  • 3) Mostly the same as (1) or (2), but have a specific interest in testing new virt features and are willing to deal with virt regressions - these people enable the updates, updates-testing, and preview repos
  • 4) People who are interested in helping with Fedora <next> development in general, not just virt - these people run rawhide

Enabling the Virtualization Preview Repository

Install the repo:

sudo dnf copr enable @virtmaint-sig/virt-preview

And then update your machine like you normally would.

Contact

Issues with specific packages should be filed in bugzilla.redhat.com. Issues with the repo itself can be directed to User:crobinso

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