We want to stop systemd from being added to docker images, because of rpm requiring systemctl.
Daniel J Walsh
dwalsh at redhat.com
Tue Apr 29 14:37:09 UTC 2014
On 04/29/2014 06:33 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> On Mon, 28.04.14 17:01, Daniel J Walsh (dwalsh at redhat.com) wrote:
>> The problem is lots of services require systemd because they ship a
>> unit file and want systemctl reload to happen. Systemd then triggers a
>> require for udev and kmod, which docker containers do not need.
> If you discount the docs/man pages of the RPMs, how much does kmod,
> udev, systemd actually contribtue in bytes to your docker images?
Shrinking the the docker image is more then just size. We want to
eliminate packages that are not used (Within reason) to eliminate
problems like CVE's. If udev/systemd/kmod had a CVE we would need to
update all Container images.
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