[Pulp-dev] pulplift with source installs for developers

Eric Helms ehelms at redhat.com
Tue Jan 8 01:33:58 UTC 2019

The current setup would have each individual configure custom boxes to suit
their needs. If there was a fairly common setup for location of source code
and mount options we could update the source boxes or create a set of boxes
designed for mounting by default to make spinning up easier.

On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 4:58 PM Dennis Kliban <dkliban at redhat.com> wrote:

> Thanks Brian! This looks like exactly what we need.
> On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 4:54 PM Brian Bouterse <bbouters at redhat.com> wrote:
>> pulplift itself relies heavily on "forklift" which itself has some good
>> docs. Take a look at these docs and see if it generates new questions.
>> https://github.com/theforeman/forklift#using-sshfs-to-share-folders
>> https://github.com/theforeman/forklift#adding-custom-boxes
>> On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 4:49 PM Dennis Kliban <dkliban at redhat.com> wrote:
>>> We currently use Vagrant directly to create our development
>>> environment[0]. I would like to be able to use pulplift to create a
>>> development environment for Pulp 3. Our current Vagrantfile uses SSHFS to
>>> mount source code on the host onto the vagrant box[1]. This allows
>>> developers to make changes locally on their laptop and the same code to run
>>> inside the vagrant box.
>>> pulplift already provides boxes named 'pulp3-source-*'. These boxes use
>>> a playbook[2] from ansible-pulp3 repo to perform the installation. By
>>> default, this playbook assumes that the vagrant box has pulp source code at
>>> "/home/vagrant/devel/pulp". However, without the synced folders, the
>>> source code is not there and the install fails.
>>> I would like to extend pulplift to use synced folders for the source
>>> install boxes. However, I am not sure where to add such directives for
>>> vagrant.
>>> Eric, can you point me in the right direction?
>>> [0] https://github.com/pulp/devel/blob/master/Vagrantfile.example
>>> [1] https://github.com/pulp/devel/blob/master/Vagrantfile.example#L8
>>> [2] https://github.com/pulp/ansible-pulp3/blob/master/source-install.yml
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