[CentOS-devel] Fwd: Vagrant boxes (7.2.1511)

Nico Kadel-Garcia

nkadel at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 03:04:53 UTC 2016

On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 12:16 PM, Carlos Rodrigues
<cefrodrigues at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Now that CentOS 7.3 has been released, vagrant boxes have become
> broken when the vagrant-vbguest plugin is used to build guest
> additions at creation time due to the "kernel-devel" package matching
> the running kernel not being available in the default repos anymore
> (since the base repo is not cumulative with older point releases).

They're available. You have to enable the "vault" repositories, which
are fortunately listed in the /etc/yum.repos.d/Centos-Vault.repo.

> Of course, once there's an official CentOS 7.3 base box available, the
> problem should fix itself, but a somewhat important usecase remains
> broken and it's why I'm posting this:
> Using vagrant is especially useful when you want reproducible
> environments, and this includes pinning the base box to a particular
> version. As it stands, new CentOS point releases permanently break
> this usecase and I believe it would be important to have a solution
> for this.
> Best regards,
> --
> Carlos Rodrigues
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