[openstack-dev] [all][infra] Binary Package Dependencies - not only for Python
robertc at robertcollins.net
Fri Aug 12 19:23:15 UTC 2016
On 12 August 2016 at 12:09, Clay Gerrard <clay.gerrard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 11:52 AM, Andreas Jaeger <aj at suse.com> wrote:
>> On 08/12/2016 08:37 PM, Clay Gerrard wrote:
>> > ... but ... it doesn't have a --install option? Do you know if that is
>> > strictly out-of-scope or roadmap or ... ?
>> Right now we don't need it - we take the output and pipe that to yum/apt
> the -b option is great - thanks for the pointer!
> -b, --brief List only missing packages one per line.
> It should have been more obvious to me that it meant "you should totally use
> this as input into your package manager"!
> But, to be clear, when you say "we don't need it" - you *mean" - "yeah, we
> totally need it and added it as bash in a different project"? ;)
> but also *not* strictly out-of-scope? Or not sure? Or patches welcome and
> we'll see!? Or .. we can *both* continue to use our existing tools to solve
> this problem in the same way we always have? :P
When I designed it it seemed more important to get a clear list than
to be able to drive package managers - it just limited the degree of
integration needed; that said I see no reason it can't be added if
folk find it useful - as long as we still keep the clean query UI :)
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