On 2.7.2015 09:36, Alexander Bokovoy wrote:
> On Thu, 02 Jul 2015, Jan Cholasta wrote:
>>>>>> Can this be done without adding server-core?
>>>>> I'm not aware of such method (except of adding all DNS dependencies as
>>>>> Requires straight into freeipa-server package).
>>>>>> Because it's not server core,
>>>>>> it's the whole thing! Or maybe just rename it to server-common?
>>>>> I'm fine with 'common'. Ticket 4058 calls for sub-package for CA too
>>>>> so my
>>>>> idea was to create 'core' package which will be gradually reduced
>>>>> more and more.
>>>> Well, I don't like the fact that in order to install IPA server
>>>> without DNS you have to install freeipa-server-core instead of just
>>>> freeipa-server. Fedora packaging guidelines [1] state that the
>>>> metapackage should be named freeipa-server-compat, so I guess renaming
>>>> freeipa-server to freeipa-server-compat and freeipa-server-core to
>>>> freeipa-server is good enough.
>>> I think you are misunderstanding what the guidelines say. -compat
>>> subpackage is something that only contains Requires: and Obsoletes:, to
>>> help to pull the right packages. It is not supposed to be a
>>> full-featured package with content.
>> With Petr's patch, freeipa-server is exactly that - a metapackage with
>> requires and obsoletes only - hence my suggestion to rename it according to
>> the guidelines.
> That's not good.
>>> I think we are good enough with freeipa-server-dns. We have the same
>>> situation with freeipa-server-trust-ad -- it is not required by the main
>>> package and pulls in Samba-related bits. We also don't have any -compat
>>> or metapackage for it.
>> freeipa-server-dns is fine, what is IMO not fine is that it *is* required by
>> the main freeipa-server package, *unlike* freeipa-server-trust-ad.
>> We don't have a compat metapackage for freeipa-server-trust-ad, because
>> there are no upgrade issues with it, which is what Petr is trying to solve
>> with his patch.
> So, the issue is that for installed bind+bind-dyndb-ldap combination we
> need to switch to bind-pkcs11+bind-dyndb-ldap. Maybe instead of
> modifying main freeipa package we could modify bind-dyndb-ldap package
> to require bind-pkcs11 and corresponding bits of freeipa packages?

Unfortunately, no.
- bind-dyndb-ldap itself is used & supported even without FreeIPA.
- bind-pkcs11 depends on properly configured SoftHSM (or other PKCS#11 provider)
=> upgrade could break non-FreeIPA installations.

I'm attempting to rework the patch now, stay tuned.

Petr^2 Spacek

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