Hey (and sorry about the top posting, Outlook - eesh.
- Yes, we looked at Oz, and its
a great tool for running installers, but that isn't what diskimage-builder does: we
customise images. So a typical debootstrap might take 10 to 15 minutes : we build an
equally vanilla image in 1-2 minutes. Oz has all the complexity of dealing with Windows
and other esoteric operating systems, we do Linux and only things that can run in a chroot
: so a much simpler and lighter weight tooling. Easy to debug (just drop into a shell),
easy to customise (write some shell in a well known environment).
for instance is
one thread about this on openstack-dev.
Robert Collins <rbtcollins(a)hp.com>
HP Cloud Services
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Subject: Re: Should Fedora revisit the idea having "one " image to be used
across the cloud providers?
On 06/27/2013 12:53 AM, Collins, Robert (HPCS) wrote:
Hi, I'm the project lead for TripleO (OpenStack on OpenStack -
Hi Robert, yes, I've just noticed this project a week or so ago.
While I have your attention, probably too late now, I wonder was Oz ever considered for
disk-image-building? (I've read the README of diskimage-builder briefly)
Oz has been in development (& has an amicable upstream) for a couple of years,
JEOS (just enough OS) targeting multiple operating systems including Windows. It's not
RPM specific either. There's Debian packaging notes:
All apologies if this discussion happened elsewhere, please point me to it.