[CentOS] ansible upgrade

Tue Feb 22 21:37:22 UTC 2022
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

Am 21.02.22 um 16:24 schrieb Fabian Arrotin:
> On 21/02/2022 15:49, Leon Fauster via CentOS wrote:
>> Hey all, back from vacation and seeing ansible 2.12 in the repos now.
>> Anything to be aware of when upgrading from 2.9 to 2.12 in CS8?
> You'd be lucky if it works directly , as there were some semantic 
> changes in ansible, so you'll probably have to review all the changes, 
> and if ansible-core just has the modules (it's a stripped down version 
> of ansible, as you're supposed to download the collections yourself) , 
> and use FQCN (Fully Qualified Collection Names) for  modules ...
> FWIW, CentOS Infra still on ansible 2.9.27 from our own configuration 
> management SIG and ansible-core excluded in yum/dnf to ensure that our 
> automation still runs fine (until we have time to test/convert all our 
> roles/tasks/playbooks to run on ansible 5 - aka ansible-core 2.12.x)

Thanks Fabian for the insights. I was planning such tests for May but 
that seems to be to late now.

I remember that someone wanted to provide a meta package that pull
additional ansible collections to give a similar experience like 2.9?
Maybe more an EPEL question ...