[CentOS-devel] CentOS Docker images

Tue Mar 18 21:28:51 UTC 2014
Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 09:03:55AM +0000, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> build like a native kvm image, then trimming). The yum installroot for
> @core is going to bring in a kernel etc as well, and we could
> --excludedocs and set installlang etc at the anaconda level. It also
> means, and I quite like, the idea that a single build process could be
> used for other things as well.

This is the plan in Fedora, by the way, and I'm working with the Anaconda
team to make enhancements so there won't need to be as much trimming.
The latter part probably help you guys for a few years :) but it'd be nice
to be using the same basic approach.

> In terms of versions, we should do CentOS-5 as well. And we should
> perhaps, if we can get away with it, drop the updated-in-time images and
> stick to just the release content in CentOS-5/6 and then 7. The
> updated-in-time VM's have been a train wreck at AWS, and for 6.5 I didnt
> do it at all.

Could you tell me more about the train wreck here? I want to make sure we
don't recreate it. :)

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>