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Re: [rdo-list] python-heat-agent subpackage from openstack-heat-templates



2016-08-23 1:17 GMT+02:00 Steve Baker <sbaker redhat com>:
> Hi All
>
> I would like to get some feedback on this packaging change:
> https://review.rdoproject.org/r/#/c/1909
>
> This change creates a new subpackage python-heat-agent out of
> openstack-heat-templates.
>
> Currently image building or boot configuration has to do a number of
> non-obvious steps to end up with a server ready to perform heat-driven
> software deployments.
>
> The package python-heat-agent installs all dependencies and files
> required to do this, resulting in a boot config on a pristine image
> being as simple as:
>
>         yum -y install https://www.rdoproject.org/repos/rdo-release.rpm
>         yum -y install python-heat-agent
>         systemctl enable os-collect-config
>         systemctl start --no-block os-collect-config
>
> python-heat-agent installs one hook which allows configuration via
> heat templates. The aim is to create another subpackage per
> configuration tool hook in heat-templates. So python-heat-agent-puppet
> will install the puppet hook and depend on python-heat-agent and
> puppet packages.
>
> This depends on some upstream heat-templates changes:
> https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:centos-rdo-boot-config
>
> As far as TripleO goes, this packaging approach has the potential to
> eliminate the need for diskimage-builder invoking heat-templates elements,
> and further reducing the use of tripleo-image-elements - I'd like to have a
> discussion on openstack-dev around whether there should be a push to remove
> tripleo-image-elements entirely.
>

Interesting changes, I think that python-heat-agent does not create
issues with existing stuff as it's mostly new stuff.
Adding it to the meeting agenda.

H.


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