[Pulp-dev] Pulp Installers team meeting minutes 2021-06-10 to 2021-07-07
mcorr at redhat.com
Fri Jul 9 09:15:32 UTC 2021
Thank you for your reply!
Ar Déar 8 Iúil 2021 ag 19:06, scríobh Mike DePaulo <mikedep333 at redhat.com>:
> On Thu, Jul 8, 2021 at 12:29 PM Melanie Corr <mcorr at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Hey Mike
>> Ar Déar 8 Iúil 2021 ag 16:36, scríobh Mike DePaulo <mikedep333 at redhat.com
>>> It looks like I haven't sent multiple previous minutes, so here is the
>>> last several:
>>> ## Jul 14 Agenda
>>> * 2 user requests for offline installation
>>> * My IRC explanation
>>> * For a disconnected install, you need to use RPMs (install from
>>> a yum a mirror of pulp) rather than installing from pip packages, and you
>>> need to add offline copies of repos to the system yourself beforehand.
>>> * set pulp_install_plugins to packages
>>> * Set pulp_pkg_repo to your network's copy of
>>> ansible_distribution_major_version }}/$basearch/
>>> * Add the other repos like the centos software collection
>>> (that it tried to add) manually before running the installer.
>>> * You also need to modify the files under /etc/yum.repos.d/
>>> that got added by the packages centos-release-scl-rh and centos-release-scl
>>> so that they are disabled, and your network's mirror is used instead.
>>> * I've been meaning to implement a better alternative to #4:
>>> * Also, this requires CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 or CentOS 8 / RHEL 8.
>>> Because RPM packages only exist for them (and they are actually provided by
>>> our sister project Foreman, and they do not make every plugin available.)
>>> Will you add these steps also to the docs?
>> Whoops, those are notes for the upcoming meeting next week.
> We will discuss those steps, and whether to document them, then.
> It's not straightforward because the Foreman RPMs are not officially for
> Pulp's use cases, only Foreman's single use case. In the past, we've
> avoided advertising the RPMs, and we do not have the URL in the installer
> itself (as the default variable value.)
I get you. I think we've even talked about this before. My 2c:
I see that folks have asked and been directed several times to use the
If we are going to tell people how to do this once they ask, I think that
we could save some frustration by having docs for this, with a heavy caveat
that this is unofficial.
> We should follow up with Foreman about this.
> Mike DePaulo
> He / Him / His
> Service Reliability Engineer, Pulp
> Red Hat <https://www.redhat.com/>
> IM: mikedep333
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Melanie Corr, RHCE
Red Hat <https://www.redhat.com>
mcorr at redhat.com
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