[openstack-dev] Package from Debian for Devstack?

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Mon Dec 2 23:21:32 UTC 2013

On 12/02/2013 06:15 PM, Adam Young wrote:
> In order to provide Devstack a better certificate management example, we
> want to make devstack capable of calling Certmaster.
> This package is in Debian, but not in Ubuntu.
> For example
> http://packages.debian.org/experimental/certmaster
> How does one go about installing a package like this for devstack? Do we
> need to get it into the underlying distro, or is a cross distro install
> acceptable?
> I've tested it by hand and it install and works fine when
> pre-installed.  Its just a distribution problem.

That means it works, right now. But not being in the distro means there
are no guaruntees of it working in the future.

Honestly, at this point I'd -1 an add like this. I think pulling a
package out of experimental is not really inspiring confidence. I'd
suggest looking for a package available in Ubuntu natively.


Sean Dague

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