On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 5:00 PM, Adam Samalik <asamalik(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Fri, 16 Jun 2017 at 16:12, Matthew Miller <mattdm(a)fedoraproject.org>
> On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 12:30:22PM -0000, David Haltinner wrote:
> > Modularity will still be 'optional' for those who simply want the
> > traditional 'latest and greatest' packages that are the norm for
> > Fedora? Simply dont install modulemd and the dnf plugin?
> Yeah; we'll make that the default for Fedora Server (with a capital S)
> but you'll still be able to use the Everything netinstall (or other
> spins) to build up whatever you like.
> I expect that even in the "modularity is wildly successful and we use
> it everywhere" scenario that I'm hoping for, there will still be some
> way to opt for a "latest of everything please" stream.
> Take a look at the docker-based Boltron demo
> haven't yet — most of the modules actually follow the f26 stream; I
> think today only nodejs has both that and a version-based stream. Adam
> can surely provide more details. :)
While DNF will treat modules as first class citizens, it will also be able
to hide modules from the users. You still need to be able to install
individual packages from a module for example (like Python libraries*
module). And I'm sure we'll be able to do an 'everything else' module
will include F27 content.
Also, almost all the modules will be built out of f27 packages. Adding
other versions will be possible, but not necessary.
*I call Python modules libraries, because 'module' is kind of
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