[et-mgmt-tools] Cobbler "Roadmap"
mdehaan at redhat.com
Fri Mar 16 13:03:46 UTC 2007
Frédéric Descamps wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-15 at 19:36 -0400, Michael DeHaan wrote:
>> There have been a lot of good requests for cobbler/koan features (and
>> bugfixes) lately, so I thought I would share the current list as I have it.
>> If you have any other requests, now would be a good time to share
>> them. This is the (basically) the same TODO file that's in source
>> cobbler TODO list
>> now with 1-5 priority ratings
>> 2 - better documentation (particularly online articles)
>> more new thoughts:
>> 1 - re-support repo add taking http:// urls, which will use
>> 1 - import over http://, ftp:// in addition to existing file and
>> rsync:// and ssh://
>> 1 - better support for import from DVD (with cleaner imported names)
>> 5 - "check" should check if services (esp httpd) are started
>> 3 - allow rsync without ssh option
>> user interface:
>> 5 - "cobbler add" should be distinguished from "edit" so as to not
>> 5 - GTK (or Web) UI for Cobbler ?
>> 5 - have -v or --version
>> 3 - cobbler system names (indeed, everything) should be case insensitive.
>> 1 - enable more virtualization types in koan
>> 4 - (more of a koan item) LVM support
>> code cleanup:
>> 5 - remove the cobbler_msg logic since i18n isn't likely
>> 5 - make the multiple-bootloader system more plugin oriented to allow
>> for alternative bootloaders (not neccessarily kickstart related)
>> to be added. (Low priority)
>> 4 - someone suggested looking at OMAPI for DHCP management
>> small bugs:
>> 3 - cobbler report with a random parameter produces no output
>> that should be an error... is that still the case?
>> 3 - no logrotate or cleanup for /var/log/cobbler (kickstart tracking)
>> 4 - cobbler import should attach "tree" to distro, not profile
>> One other item not on this list is to move source control over to git...
>> If I had a number #1 thing I want to fix soon it's the DVD import use
>> case. Setting up cobbler using a DVD image (instead of an rsync
>> mirror) deserves to be really really easy, so I will probably tackle
>> that for the next release.
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> I'd like if possible to add my "request" from Wed, 14 Mar 2007 00:00:45
> +0100 into the roadmap too :
> - the possibility to install on one or more LVM logical volumes instead
> of xvda.
> Thank you to take this in consideration.
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That's already there.
Also to add: investigate keeping kernel options shorter in some way,
(possibly symlink tree URLs?).
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