[CentOS-devel] ostree as a delivery model

Tue Apr 22 22:28:20 UTC 2014
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Kay Williams <kay at deployproject.org> wrote:
> We should really move further discussion to the deploy-users list, as it is
> a separate project. But briefly, deploy makes it easy both to create the
> _big_list_of_packages, and to automate testing, installation, and updates
> using it. We keep a repository of physical packages (rather than just a list
> of package names/versions/repo_locations) both because it is easier to work
> with and because we create some packages automatically as we go. The
> differences between repository versions could be optimized for disk space
> usage using hardlinks, and this is something we have considered and could
> implement relatively easily....

So even if you had dozens of deployments differing only by a few
packages you would still require a full copy of everything in each of
those states - kept for as long as you might want another deployment?
I was hoping to find something that started with a more sensible

  Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com