Fedora Atomic and Docker Host Image [was Re: Docker Host Image: Requirements?]

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Tue Mar 11 12:13:00 UTC 2014

On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 02:49:14AM +0000, Collins, Robert (Converged Cloud) wrote:
> +1 on the overall message there, but let me also note that Ubuntu has a
> far smaller base image which still includes Python. Seems like there is
> likely plenty of fat elsewhere that can be pulled out if smaller is the
> goal.

Actually, this isn't the case. Fedora Cloud image is actually moderately
smaller than Ubuntu already. We're not even much bigger than CoreOS. Size
isn't the primary driver here. (Although if it were, python is actually one
of the biggest individual things.)

Matthew Miller    --   Fedora Project    --    <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>

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