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Re: [atomic-devel] Installing packages in Atomic

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> On Fri, Jan 26, 2018, at 9:53 AM, Chris Negus wrote:
> > I'm working on a procedure for installing RHEL Atomic on Azure. As part
> > of that, I want to install the WALinuxAgent RPM package, which is in the
> > rhel-7-server-extras-rpms repository. That repository is not enabled by
> > default. What I did was:
> > 
> > $ sudo atomic unlock
> I don't think this step should be necessary?

Okay. Don't know why I thought I needed that.

> > $ sudo vi /etc/yum.repos.d/redhat.repo  (and manually enabled the repo)
> Hmm...would need to drill down into this one; I think we should be
> enabling the extras repo but it might depend on your subscription state.

Unless you do something special in atomic, I think the extras repo is not enabled by default in the redhat.repo file.

> > My questions is, is there a tool for enabling repos in Atomic (yum and
> > yum-config-manager aren't there) or is editing .repo files the way to do
> > that?
> Just editing .repo files.  I honestly never used yum-config-manager, but
> I definitely run into people who have.  It also seems to have been sort
> of dropped with the dnf transition too?    The thing that *does* trip
> everything in the rpm-ostree model up is having RPMs that themselves
> contain .repo files; the canonical example is epel-release.  Personally I
> just
> rpm2cpio it or use Ansible to inject the GPG key and repo file, but down
> the line I'd like to streamline things for the "RPMs that just have files in
> /etc"
> case.

Thanks. That's good information for something else I'm writing. For this particular example, I'll just have them edit the redhat.repo file.

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