[CentOS-virt] grub-bootxen.sh

Sat Mar 25 00:04:55 UTC 2017
Alvin Starr <alvin at netvel.net>

On 03/24/2017 03:29 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 03/22/2017 09:35 AM, Alvin Starr wrote:
>> I actually move the default *.repo files and replace them with "".
>> The thing is that Katello turns all the downloaded yum content into a
>> single redhat.repo file and I don't have to install any more *-release-*
>> rpms any more.
>> I would argue that I should not need to install any *-release-* rpms at
>> all to get all the required software.
> The reason it exists that way is to allow you to not get duplicate
> kernel entries.  If we don't get the script installed before you get the
> kernel, then you get a normal kernel entry, then later a xen kernel entry.

OK. That makes sense.

I wonder if there is some other way  to handle this.

It looks like that it may be possible to use "OrderWithRequires" in the
RPMS that need the grub-bootxen.sh.

I will try to poke at this a bit more.

>> On 03/22/2017 09:34 AM, -=X.L.O.R.D=- wrote:
>>> Maybe you just don't need to remove anything at all but just move them to
>>> another folder that does the same goal.
>>> For *-release-*.rpm, again it is explained itself.
>>> Xlord
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: CentOS-virt [mailto:centos-virt-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of
>>> Alvin
>>> Starr
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:45 AM
>>> To: centos-virt at centos.org
>>> Subject: [CentOS-virt] grub-bootxen.sh
>>> This is not abit issue just a minor annoyance.
>>> I use Foreman to provision my systems and to keep control I remove all
>>> the
>>> default *.repo files andkeep away from installing more *.repo files so
>>> I can
>>> control the content via the foreman(katello) provided redhat.repo.
>>> I would argue that the *-release-*.rpm should not contain any setup code
>>> but just the stuff in /etc/yum.repos.d.
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