UEC image resize script

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Thu Oct 8 09:56:14 BST 2009

On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 01:01:59AM -0500, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 10:54 AM, Dustin Kirkland <kirkland at canonical.com> wrote:
> > We agreed that euc2ools should remain a drop-in replacement for the
> > ec2-api-tools, and that this utility (and others) should go elsewhere,
> > perhaps in a uec-tools package.
> Matt-
> I created a 'uec-tools' project in Launchpad, and added your script to
> a branch at lp:~ubuntu-core-dev/uec-tools/ubuntu.  I renamed it to
> 'uec-resize-image', for namespace reasons, which will hopefully map to
> a nice set of tab-completable uec-<action>-<object>.
> Please add a stock GPLv3 and copyright header to the top of that
> script when you get at chance.
> I've been updating the test case at:
>  * http://testcases.qa.ubuntu.com/Install/ServerEConfig
> It's nearly a runable script at this point.  So much of the
> EMI-creation procedure is absolutely mechanical.  Painstakingly
> precise, but mechanical.  I'd like to turn this into a
> uec-register-image script that takes a couple of parameters and does
> all of these [bundle|upload|register] x [kernel|initrd|image]
> commands, such that I can run a script, go make a pot of coffee, and
> come back to see my EMI is ready to run.
> I can easily throw up a very simple debian/ dir and set of packaging.
> Should we target just getting this into a PPA, or fast track this into
> Karmic at this point?

There are more urgent things to do than package these tools.  They can live
in Bazaar for the moment, though it would be nice to get them into universe
if we have time.

 - mdz

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