On Tue, 14 Jul 2015, Petr Spacek wrote:
On 14.7.2015 16:29, Jan Cholasta wrote:
Dne 14.7.2015 v 14:33 Petr Spacek napsal(a):
On 2.7.2015 09:56, Petr Spacek wrote:
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
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  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
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?
- bind-dyndb-ldap itself is used & supported even without FreeIPA.
- bind-pkcs11 depends on properly configured SoftHSM (or other PKCS#11
=> upgrade could break non-FreeIPA installations.
I'm attempting to rework the patch now, stay tuned.
Apparently this thread was abandoned during my PTO so I'm sending new patch
here. It includes the -compat package and works with YUM and DNF.
I don't like that freeipa-server got renamed to freeipa-server-core, but I
won't push against it if Alexander and others (CCing Simo) are OK with it.
For the record, I was not able to make it work without the rename.
This is on my review list for this week.
/ Alexander Bokovoy
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