[Pulp-dev] Pulp 2 and 3 Service Name Clashes

Robin Chan rchan at redhat.com
Mon Mar 4 16:52:32 UTC 2019

See comment below on option 2.

On Mon, Mar 4, 2019 at 11:31 AM Eric Helms <ehelms at redhat.com> wrote:

> Howdy,
> In some migration of Pulp 2 to Pulp 3 cases, both will need to be ran
> side-by-side on the same box. Given that pulp workers and pulp resource
> manager are the same concept in both, this leads to their systemd resources
> being named the same (or in today's case so slightly different enough you
> can't tell them apart).
> I'd like to propose a change to the service names to facilitate this
> situation.
> Option 1: Include Pulp version in Pulp 3 services
> Example: pulp3-resource-manager
> Pro: Explicit naming and understanding of new services.
> Con: This locks services names to Pulp version, which will be odd with
> semantic versioning if 4 or 5 comes along.
> Option 2: Re-name Pulp 2 services to pulp2-
> Example: pulp2-resource-manager
> Pro: Explicitly identifies pulp2 services, easy to retro-fit by users onto
> their setups or through RPM releases.
> Con: Requires users to have upgraded to at least a particular Pulp2
> version to migrate to Pulp 3 (this may be required anyway).
[rchan] My expectation is that we will levy this requirement on
upgrades/migrations anyway, so I don't think this con applies for this

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