On Wed, 2018-03-07 at 09:13 -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2018, at 5:52 AM, Igor Gnatenko wrote:
> > 
> > And you forgot:
> > 5. Teach DNF to use "target" DNF/RPM stack to perform upgrade (best and
> > proper way).
> If you're using yum/dnf inside a container, the natural way to major upgrades 
> is
> to just pull the new base image and rebuild, rather than doing 
> update-in-place.
> Which has the semantics you're talking about.
> For rpm-ostree, if you have no layered packages, depsolving etc. is not 
> involved
> at all, so it's completely immune to this problem.  If you have layered 
> packages,
> we do still use the libdnf from the booted deployment, but in the end if 
> something
> doesn't work you can temporarily drop your layered packages.  Down the line 
> we might
> try to do some libdnf parts inside a container in the new root, but that's a 
> huge change.

There are still a few of us living in the stone age, Colin, who aren't
using Fedora in a container *or* using ostree. Shocking, I know, but
it's true. :P
Adam Williamson
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