As Jan mentions, we have cloud-init on RHEL5 with python26 at CERN. There will surely be
some details but it is a good basis for collaboration and integrates well with RHEL5
From: cloud-bounces(a)lists.fedoraproject.org [mailto:cloud-
bounces(a)lists.fedoraproject.org] On Behalf Of Jan van Eldik
Sent: 09 August 2012 20:29
To: Joshua Harlow
Cc: Scott Moser; Fedora Cloud SIG; Ran Du; Ben Dylan Jones; Gavin Mccance
Subject: Re: Cloud-init on RHEL5
cloud-init-0.6.3-0.9.bzr532.el5 exists in EPEL5, it uses python26 from EPEL5.
On 08/07/2012 07:33 PM, Joshua Harlow wrote:
> Correct currently its targeted for 2.6 or greater.
> RHEL5 I might have to work on soon (someone people here want it) but I
> am really not looking forward to that, haha, and will pushback on it
> if I can :-P (everyone should be able to install 26 or greater)
> On 7/13/12 4:37 AM, "Pádraig Brady" <P(a)draigBrady.com> wrote:
> On 07/13/2012 09:28 AM, Jan van Eldik wrote:
> > Hi Padraig, all,
> > > cloud-init for RHEL (derivatives) was
> released] and has received successful testing.
> > > Also progressing in parallel is a significant
> > > (374 commits as of 27 June) focusing on Red Hat consumability.
> > This sounds very good, thanks to all who contributed.
> > Do you know it the cloud-init rework will include support for
> RHEL5? We would like to contribute to that, but we are not sure what
> the best way forward is.
> > It seems there are different ways to make cloud-init work under RHEL5:
> > - make it work w/ the system python24.
> > - make it work w/ python26 from EPEL5
> > We have a preference for the second option (as it is more
> forward-looking), but there may be constraints we have not considered.
> > How do people feel about this?
> I didn't notice anything in the rework specific to python 2.4
> I also notice that Amazon's variant specifies /usr/bin/python2.6
> So I think at this stage python 2.6 is the earliest considered.
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