Cloud image use cases

Ryan Brown rybrown at
Fri Jul 10 13:59:18 UTC 2015

On 07/10/2015 09:48 AM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 07:52:29AM -0500, Major Hayden wrote:
>> Whenever I've spoken with customers about what they want from an OS
>> in a virtual machine, they want it to contain a small package set
>> that lets them run their automation on top of it (i.e. Ansible, Chef,
>> Puppet). Removing Python from that image would be a serious curveball
>> since most people expect to have Python available on any system
>> running yum/dnf.
> Yeah, I'm willing to back down on wanting to remove Python.

+1 It'd be a lot of work (rewriting dnf/whatever, maintaining both
codebases, etc) for (relatively) little gain.

Ryan Brown / Software Engineer, Openstack / Red Hat, Inc.

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