[Pulp-dev] status of the ansible postgres role

Dennis Kliban dkliban at redhat.com
Tue Sep 3 14:46:43 UTC 2019

Combination of 1 and 2: we need to find a way to collaborate with the
author more closely to get outstanding PRs merged.

On Tue, Sep 3, 2019 at 8:28 AM Matthias Dellweg <dellweg at atix.de> wrote:

> Hi all,
> in the ansible-pulp role (that is meant to install pulp) we use a role
> to install the postgresql db-server from galaxy named
> ansible-role-postgres.
> Sadly the upstream version of this role is missing fedora30 support,
> and the PR for this has not been merged for a long time.
> This leads to ansible-pulp using a clone of this role, which is
> hosted on github in a personal namespace and is missing debian10 support
> respectively.
> This sounds to me like a kind of short term workaround, but it is in
> place for almost half a year now.
> I see several ways to move this forward:
> 1)Leave it as is, wait for upstream.
>   pros: nothing to do (now)
>   cons: no good debian support
> 2)Use upstream role and add fedora30 config like debian10 config [0]
>   pros: no need to maintain a clone of the role
>   cons: ugly workaround
> 3)Use upstream, and drop fedora30 support for now
>   pros: no need to maintain a clone of the role
>   cons: seems quite obvious?
> 4)Maintain a clone of the role in the pulp namespace with a team of
>   committers
>   pros: most flexibility, fedora30 & debian10 support
>   cons: extra maintainance work
> (The order is random, and the numbers are only for future references. I
> do not want to express a personal preference this way.)
>   Matthias
> [0] https://github.com/pulp/pulplift/pull/45
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