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Re: [atomic-devel] Smaller fedora & centos images

What about my question about the equivalent of "--setopt tsflags=nodocs"

@walters does micro-yuminst assume this option

On Wed, Jul 13, 2016, 11:25 PM Colin Walters <walters verbum org> wrote:
On Wed, Jul 13, 2016, at 09:40 AM, Tim St. Clair wrote:
Do we have a formal position, or is this still POC?
Still a PoC, but I believe it'd be relatively easy for downstreams to productize.  For
example, we're using librepo[1] which is the same library used by dnf (and rpm-ostree)
that knows how to speak TLS client certificates[2] that Red Hat Enterprise Linux uses
to gate access to content.  And for that matter implements RPM GPG verification the same
In general the micro-yuminst layer will require some maintenance but not that much;
"yum -y install" is 95% of anyone wants to do in Docker images.
Probably the next interesting question is whether the current base images should derive from this.
Anyways, I encourage feedback as issues in
If there's enough interest, we'll see about importing it into the projectatomic/ github org and
taking next steps like integrating it into the CentOS build processes.
BTW, I set up a Jenkins job for this: https://ci.centos.org/job/atomic-dockerimage-centosmin/

[1] https://github.com/rpm-software-management/librepo
[2] https://github.com/rpm-software-management/libhif/pull/144

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