Adding ruby dependencies to heat-cfntools in cloud image

Jeff Peeler jpeeler at redhat.com
Thu Aug 21 15:32:29 UTC 2014


This change was brought about by a missing dependency reported here:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1130964

Unfortunately, there were a few other things missing, three of which do
not appear to be included in the cloud image: wget, bzip2, and perhaps
the most shunned, rubygems. As far as installed size goes:

wget     2.0 M (can probably replace this with curl soonish)
bzip2    86 k
rubygems 13 M

It was proposed to not include rubygems as a dependency, but I was
hoping if the size is too large that the kickstart could simply force
remove it. Personally I think not including a required dependency for
full functionality is just wrong. Otherwise, I'm wondering why not leave
the package as is and let people install whatever is needed for the
functionality they require.

Jeff


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