[Openstack-devel] Building nova with XenServer / XCP support

Julien Danjou acid at debian.org
Fri Dec 23 09:21:35 UTC 2011

On Thu, Dec 22 2011, Thomas Goirand wrote:

> Is there some build-dependencies that should be added to nova? I'm
> asking because I see such warnings that some python modules aren't
> present when building.

If it's dh_python2 yelling, yes, it'd be better to add them as
build-deps I guess.

> My understanding is that nova-compute-xen just remote controls Xen-API,
> and as such, doesn't need to depend on the hypervisor (which is
> currently the case in SID, and maybe in Ubuntu as well). So please
> remove that dependency. I think it doesn't even need libvirt at all
> either by the way (to be checked).

You know better than me and probably Ghe, so please feel free to
maintain nova-compute-xen. I just saw you did it. Fine. :)

> test_delete_key_pair ./run_tests.sh: line 73: 27322 Segmentation fault
> ${wrapper} $NOSETESTS 2> run_tests.log
> Is that expected?

Nop. Did you run ./run-test.sh with the -N option?

But note that tests are usually failing for whatever $REASON often
changing, this is why we disabled it for now.

> nova-api segfaults too when I start it:
> [...]
> 2011-12-22 15:36:48,475 INFO nova.wsgi [-] Started osapi on
> *** glibc detected *** /usr/bin/python: free(): invalid pointer:
> 0x0827a4a0 ***
> ======= Backtrace: =========
> /lib/i386-linux-gnu/i686/nosegneg/libc.so.6(+0x6b841)[0xb74d1841]
> /lib/i386-linux-gnu/i686/nosegneg/libc.so.6(+0x6d0a8)[0xb74d30a8]
> /lib/i386-linux-gnu/i686/nosegneg/libc.so.6(cfree+0x6d)[0xb74d619d]
> /usr/lib/pymodules/python2.7/greenlet.so(+0x19d6)[0xb72679d6]
> ======= Memory map: ========
> [...]
> Has any of you seen this before? Could it be an issue in
> python-greenlet? I've seen this:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=650293
> What version of python-greenlet do you currently run with successful
> installs?

python-greenlet 0.3.1-2

Julien Danjou
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