[Freedombox-discuss] Freedombox 0.2 almost ready - please test

A. F. Cano afc at shibaya.lonestar.org
Sat Mar 15 19:06:33 UTC 2014

On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 04:59:17PM +0100, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [A. F. Cano]
> > Ran the vboxmanage convertdd <img file> <vdi file> command manually
> > (outside the Makefile) and it worked.  This surprised me as the
> > "convertdd" argument is not documented.  In the man page the command
> > is convertfromraw.  In any case, the real problem is the variables
> > passed to VBoxManage in the Makefile.  The line:
> > 
> > VBoxManage convertdd $IMAGE.img $IMAGE.vdi
> Where do you see this line?  In my git repo, this was corrected in

It was in the Makefile (section to make for virtualbox).

I did my first git clone shortly after your request for testers at the
beginning of this thread on March 11, using exactly the command line
you gave.

> commit a9febf4d71604bb7181141d780242d9d6d85aaaa last december.

Then it appears that it didn't propagate to the code the git clone
command pulled.

> > Next, see how it runs, now that it's built.
> Are you working on an old version?

Just what the git clone command gave me on March 12 or thereabouts.
Since this is the first time I ever downloaded any freedombox code,
there's no chance of having any old code lying around.


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