Thanks, Dusty - that's a great summary, I'll put that into the docs.
On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 3:24 PM, Dusty Mabe <du...@dustymabe.com> wrote:
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> - From the past few months we've had a lot of community involvement in IRC
> and on the mailing lists. Over that time there are some re-occurring issues
> that keep coming up.
> - - Lost content in /etc/ problem
> - https://github.com/projectatomic/rpm-ostree/issues/40
> - https://github.com/ostreedev/ostree/issues/545
> - TL;DR - to avoid this problem don't make changes to /etc/ after
> you've staged a new deployment. i.e. you should reboot
> soon after you've `rpm-ostree upgrade` or `rpm-ostree
> - We are hoping to fix this soon!
> - - Can't package layer rpms that store content in /opt/ or /usr/local
> - https://github.com/projectatomic/rpm-ostree/issues/233
> - TL;DR - you can't package layer rpms that own content
> in /opt or /usr/local
> - We are hoping to fix this but the best approach has not yet been
> determined. Join in the upstream issue to discuss
> - - Out of Tree Kernel modules; support for DKMS/akmods
> - https://github.com/projectatomic/rpm-ostree/issues/1091
> - TL;DR - if you have out of tree kernel modules and want an
> 'autorebuild' system like DKMS or akmods to work you
> are currently out of luck.
> - This one is currently not high on the radar. It's going to be
> a ton of work to get right.
> - - split base/layered versionlocked package problem
> - https://github.com/projectatomic/rpm-ostree/issues/415
> - TL;DR - This happens when your base layer is out of date
> with the rpms from the yum repo it is pulling the
> new rpms from. Most of the time you can fix this by
> running `rpm-ostree upgrade` and then `rpm-ostree install`.
> There are some cases where we have not yet done a new release
> yet and there are packages that would be overridden. For this
> we are discussing in the upstream issue to allow a --force
> flag. Please add input to the upstream issue.
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