Testing Docker images (and possibly other cloud images) in CentOS CI

Scott Collier emailscottcollier at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 19:12:12 UTC 2015

On 07/02/2015 01:39 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 02, 2015 at 12:22:54PM -0500, Scott Collier wrote:
>> AIUI, this all goes through the Fedora-Dockerfiles repo.  I don't
>> know what this would look like, but I'm envisioning the CentOS
>> Jenkins system pulling in this repo, and then running x scripts to
>> confirm things are working, based on some trigger.  At that point,
>> maybe it sends an email out to a list for pass / fail?  Which list?
>> These are details we will work out.
> *nod* (And taking the test list off of the CC since the following
> isn't a test discussion...)
> I can't believe I didn't consult with you on the Layered Builds change
> proposal, since you've been doing the Fedora Dockerfiles. Sorry — I
> should have made sure you were included.

no problem.  happy to participate in future discussions if needed.

>   As you've probably seen, the
> change calls for "dist-git" style management of the dockerfiles, which
> would mean one repo for each one, rather than one mega-repo — the
> theory being that this can scale better and allow more independence.

I agree with this approach.  I think it would encourage ownership as well.

> This seemed like a good idea to me, but I hadn't really stopped to
> consider the impact on the current Fedora Dockerfiles package. I guess
> eventually it could be separated into various components

This could be done without to much trouble.  Each directory in 
Fedora-Dockerfiles stands on it's own.  It would be a good starting 
point for the eventual maintainer of each component.  I do think it 
would make sense to leave Fedora-Dockerfiles in some working state 
moving forward for others to practice on.  Unless there was some well 
defined process for sharing the dist-git content.  I'm not familiar with 

> — or in fact
> could be the basis of an initial immediate set. What do you think?

Yup, could do that.

> Another thing of note: we could talk with Infrastructure about adding
> Pagure support to all the new dist-git repos, so they'd all have a web
> based interface, pull requests, etc.

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