basanta.shrestha at olenepal.org
Fri May 31 01:29:50 EDT 2013
Adding fedora=fedora_update and rebuilding didn't work.
Jerry, As you suggested it installed all the required newer
firefox,xulrunner and nss... packages but the resulting image couldn't boot
the XO. Now I am going for your second suggestion. I have created a local
repo for firefox, xulrunner and other dependencies( 9 altogether) . Could
you please check if the entries are right?
Right below [repos] section
On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 1:37 AM, Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-05-30 at 15:22 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
> > On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 3:09 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 11:50 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>
> > >> Firefox and xulrunner 17 are the late known good (and matching) builds
> > >> for Fedora 17, you need the major versions to be matching (so
> > >> 12/13/17) but if you were pulling in all the latest stable updates
> > >> into the build you would have matching ones AFAICT from koji so
> > >> there's some other issue.
> > >
> > > Ah yes, you are right, the latest available versions on koji are
> > > matching (v17) and built OK. I didn't spot them in the mass of failed
> > > builds. So the Fedora situation is OK.
> > >
> > >> I'm not sure what the following lines translate to but you should
> > >> never use the koji repositories as repos as they contain all sorts of
> > >> randomly tagged bits that the release repos don't.
> > >>
> > >> olpc_frozen_1=0,koji.dist-f17-armv7hl
> > >> olpc_frozen_2=0,koji.dist-f17-armv7hl-updates-12.1.0
> > >
> > > Don't worry, these are not the koji repos you are thinking of. They
> > > are OLPC's frozen versions of fedora repos from the release's freeze
> > > date and are not directly from koji - really we should change the
> > > naming scheme.
> > >
> > > And this is the cause of the problem - upon release freeze date, the
> > > firefox/xulrunner situation was in inconsistent state; this problem
> > > has been frozen in our repos.
> > >
> > > Basanta, I would advise against adding the official fedora-updates
> > > repo into your build as has been suggested in this thread - while this
> > > will result in a well matched firefox/xulrunner combination, it will
> > > bring in a lot of untested package updates that were not part of the
> > > release and have probably not been tested on OLPC XO.
> > >
> That is why later in the thread I suggested to download what yum
> installed on the XO, then create and use a custom repo for OOB.
> > > Instead, create a local repo with these 2 packages and add it to your
> > > build config:
> > > http://arm.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=109570
> > > http://arm.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=116355
> > It will need newer nss*/nspr builds too.
> > Peter
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