/usr/bin/ps missing from fedora:22 docker base image

Brian (bex) Exelbierd bex at pobox.com
Mon Jul 13 10:15:11 UTC 2015


After the fedora-cloud meeting last week, I was asked to create a ticket:


and a wiki page outlining the idea of ultimately getting our image to be 
as minimal as possible:


Comments are appreciated.



On 07/07/2015 07:42 PM, Brian (bex) Exelbierd wrote:
>> On Jul 7, 2015, at 6:25 PM, Haïkel <hguemar at fedoraproject.org
>> <mailto:hguemar at fedoraproject.org>> wrote:
>> Le 7 juil. 2015 18:20, "Brian (bex) Exelbierd" <bex at pobox.com
>> <mailto:bex at pobox.com>> a écrit :
>> >
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > It appears that /usr/bin/ps was dropped as it was an indirect
>> dependency in f21.  Can we put it back?  If this was a purposeful
>> decision, can someone point me at the thread as I couldn't find the
>> discussion.
>> >
>> Looks like a bad idea, you don't need it in a container.
> There is certainly a set of use cases where this is true.  There are
> others where it is not.  I think that if we are not going to include
> this command, we need to explain the target and use cases for our image
> on https://getfedora.org/en/cloud/download/docker.html clearly so that
> people who know it is in other distributions are not confused and think
> it is an oversight.
> regards,
> bex
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