[Pulp-dev] Proposal to move Pulp 2 dev environment to CentOS

Grant Gainey ggainey at redhat.com
Wed Jul 24 17:17:27 UTC 2019


+1

On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 12:52 PM Kersom <kersom at redhat.com> wrote:

> +1
>
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 12:33 PM Brian Bouterse <bbouters at redhat.com>
> wrote:
>
>> +1
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 12:13 PM David Davis <daviddavis at redhat.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> +1
>>>
>>> David
>>>
>>>
>>> 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
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Rationale:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> * 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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