ansible in Fedora 23+ (python3)

Dusty Mabe dusty at
Wed Oct 14 16:55:43 UTC 2015

On 10/14/2015 12:42 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 11:07:42AM -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
>>> Just wondering if anyone has started to feel any pain from trying to
>>> use ansible with F23 systems. As part of the Fedora Cloud working
>>> group it would be nice to ship a system that could be targeted by
>>> ansible out of the box.
>> Sounds like you're talking about the Cloud Base; this is not
>> an issue for the Atomic Host; see:
> If we assume many or most Atomic Host users will be using Ansible, I
> think that's a good batteries-included call. Interestingly, CoreOS has
> _no_ version of Python, and I've seen two approaches for dealing with
> this: using ansible 'raw' mode to pull down a python interpreter into
> /home/core/bin, or else to use the toolbox-container — which,
> awesomely, is Fedora-based and contains Python.

Cool. I didn't know about 'raw' mode. That could provide us with some 
workarounds that we could document.

The toolbox container might be something we could use on Atomic.

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