[scl.org] Sharing Software Collections over NFS?
hhorak at redhat.com
Fri Feb 9 15:45:29 UTC 2018
On 02/09/2018 04:23 PM, Marek Salwerowicz wrote:
> Hi Honza,
> On 09.02.2018 16:03, Honza Horak wrote:
>> It's been a while since I wrote an article about a cool feature that
>> we introduced together with Software Collections packaging format,
>> which is *the ability to share the environment on multiple machines by
>> NFS sharing *.
>> The idea is very simple -- install Software Collections of your
>> favorite application stack (say Python 3.6 + NodeJS 8) and mount the
>> /opt/rh on workstations. That way you have the same environment on all
> Sounds nice, but how about config files that are installed in /etc/opt ?
That's tricky, yes, and it's also a reason why we don't do it for stuff
like databases (data files are even more tricky). This feature is used
only for dynamic languages like python, ruby, nodejs, ...
>> Now, I'd like to request some feedback -- is there anybody on the list
>> (or outside, but you at least know about it) who uses this feature for
>> the Software Collections packages?
>> Please, let us know! If you can't share it publicly, just drop me a
>> direct mail. Of course, more feedback is welcome, but even simple YES
>> would be also cool.
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