[Pkg-libvirt-maintainers] Bug#646440: virtinst should depend on libvirt-bin

Wouter van Bommel wouter at vanbommelonline.nl
Mon Oct 24 10:25:07 UTC 2011

Package: virtinst
Version: 0.500.3-2
Severity: important

Without libvirt-bin available the following stackdump will occure when installing a new os.
This kind of defeats the purpose of virtinst

Starting install...
Retrieving file .treeinfo...                                                                         |  826 B     00:00 ...
Retrieving file vmlinuz...                                                                           | 4.3 MB     00:01 ...
Retrieving file initrd.img...                                                                        |  20 MB     00:07 ...
Creating domain...                                                                                   |    0 B     00:02
ERROR    [Errno 2] No such file or directory
Domain installation does not appear to have been
 successful.  If it was, you can restart your domain
 by running 'virsh start nagios.internal.vanbommelonline.nl'; otherwise, please
 restart your installation.
ERROR    [Errno 2] No such file or directory
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/virt-install", line 1033, in <module>
  File "/usr/bin/virt-install", line 915, in main
    start_time, guest.start_install)
  File "/usr/bin/virt-install", line 957, in do_install
    dom = install_func(conscb, progresscb, wait=(not wait))
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/virtinst/Guest.py", line 973, in start_install
    return self._do_install(consolecb, meter, removeOld, wait)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/virtinst/Guest.py", line 1038, in _do_install
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/virtinst/Guest.py", line 1019, in _create_guest
    self._consolechild) = self._wait_and_connect_console(consolecb)
  File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/virtinst/Guest.py", line 1062, in _wait_and_connect_console
    child = consolecb(dom)
  File "/usr/bin/virt-install", line 876, in show_console
    return txt_console(dom, options.connect)
  File "/usr/bin/virt-install", line 776, in txt_console
    os.execvp(args[0], args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/os.py", line 344, in execvp
    _execvpe(file, args)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/os.py", line 368, in _execvpe
    func(file, *argrest)
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.3
  APT prefers stable-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-xen-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages virtinst depends on:
ii  python             2.6.6-3+squeeze6      interactive high-level object-orie
ii  python-libvirt     0.8.3-5+squeeze2      libvirt Python bindings
ii  python-libxml2     2.7.8.dfsg-2+squeeze1 Python bindings for the GNOME XML 
ii  python-support     1.0.10                automated rebuilding support for P
ii  python-urlgrabber  3.9.1-4               A high-level cross-protocol url-gr

Versions of packages virtinst recommends:
ii  qemu               0.12.5+dfsg-3squeeze1 fast processor emulator
ii  virt-viewer        0.2.1-1               Displaying the graphical console o

virtinst suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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