What makes a spin a Spin?
jwboyer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 13:40:24 UTC 2008
On Tue, 26 Feb 2008 04:09:30 -0600 (CST)
Mike McGrath <mmcgrath at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Feb 2008, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 22:39 -0600, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > > On Mon, 25 Feb 2008, Josh Boyer wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 25 Feb 2008 18:19:53 -0900
> > > > We _are_ dealing with it. Infrastructure was kind enough to provide
> > > > xen instances for spins to be created on. I'm volunteering to do the
> > > > actual spin creation. Rel-eng is working out a proposal (which I know
> > > > various Board members have seen drafts of) for how to handle this.
> > > >
> > > Side note about this, if anyone wants to try to get the cd creation
> > > working in a chroot or via mock it would be greatly appreciated. As it is
> > > we've got a dedicated i386 and x86_64 machine that just sit there waiting
> > > for spins, we should be able to do it on the builders.
> > If only it were as simple as "get it going in mock". Unfortunately,
> > with how SELinux policy works in chroots (hint: it affects outside the
> > chroot), this is pretty non-trivial and is going to require getting
> > SELinux upstream on-board with allowing contexts to be set which aren't
> > known by the kernel or per-namespace policy.
> That's why I'm asking someone else to do it :) Shouldn't it just work if
> we just have all the builders in permissive mode? Needless to say
> maintaining whole machines just to build cd images seems silly, especially
> for something like SELinux.
I was under the impression that they were on-demand Xen guests. Is
this not the case?
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