[Pulp-list] Do you remove docker content from the repositories?

Mihai Ibanescu mihai.ibanescu at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 19:54:56 UTC 2019

The expectations are fine. I was point out on #pulp-docker just today
that the pulp2 implementation is excruciatingly slow (as in 40 seconds
to remove a single manifest) for large enough repositories.

So as long as the implementation is avoiding complicated database
queries in favor of maybe simpler approaches, I think these are

On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:29 PM Ina Panova <ipanova at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hello community,
> we are trying to gather feedback on docker content removal behaviour in Pulp3.
> Here are the use cases we came up with, please share your thoughts and expectations.
> When it is desired to remove docker content from a repo, the expectations are that:
>    * when a docker image manifest is removed, all its blobs( not referenced by other image manifests) are removed as well. Also tags that were referencing this manifest will be removed.
>    * When a docker manifest list is removed, all its manifests( not referenced by other manifests lists and not tagged) are removed as well. Furthermore, same story with the blobs. Also tags that were referencing this manifest list will be removed.
>    *When a tag is removed , only tag is removed.
> Do you find this recursive removal behaviour useful and expect it work the way it got described above? Or simple removal makes more sense, e.g. just image manifest and its tag are removed?
> Thank you.
> --------
> Regards,
> Ina Panova
> Senior Software Engineer| Pulp| Red Hat Inc.
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