[Pulp-dev] Proposal to move Pulp 2 dev environment to CentOS
bbouters at redhat.com
Wed Jul 24 16:32:24 UTC 2019
On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 12:13 PM David Davis <daviddavis at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 11:50 AM Daniel Alley <dalley at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Absolutely! This applies to Pulp 2 only.
>> Our Pulp 3 development environment already gives you the option to pick
>> between different Fedora versions, CentOS, CentOS + FIPS, Debian, etc.
>> On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 11:44 AM Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 24, 2019, 11:40 AM Daniel Alley <dalley at redhat.com> wrote:
>>>> Proposal: The pulp/devel repository will install a CentOS 7 base box
>>>> instead of a Fedora 28 one
>>>> * CentOS / RHEL is what our users are using. Using a different platform
>>>> can result in different behavior in the development environment vs what
>>>> users see -- this happened to me recently and wasted a couple of hours on
>>>> both the Dev and QE sides
>>>> * Fedora 28 is EOL and no longer receiving updates
>>>> * Pulp 2 the custom dev installation script (pulp-dev.py) is broken on
>>>> Fedora 29+ and I deemed it probably not worth the time or effort to fix
>>>> * The RPM plugin is also broken on Fedora 29+ -- legacy "createrepo"
>>>> was obsoleted entirely and as far as I can tell you can't import some of
>>>> the libraries we are using from that package anymore
>>>> * There's little point in tracking fast-moving Fedora changes at this
>>>> point in Pulp 2's lifecycle anyways
>>>> I have a branch that already works on CentOS. It's a few patches
>>>> behind but would take about 5 minutes to get cleaned up.
>>>> Any objections?
>>> This sounds good to me. I hope we are still developing and testing on
>>> Fedora for Pulp 3, though?
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