Alternatives to cloud-init (was Re: [DISCUSS] Cloud and Server Workgroup relationship)

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Fri Oct 30 13:21:30 UTC 2015

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 9:06 AM, Matthew Miller
<mattdm at> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 11:20:36AM +0000, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> >> CoreOS has built cloud-config as a Go implementation of cloud-init to get
>> >> around the python problem.
>> > Did they tell anyone they were doing that?  I'm curious if we have two
>> > groups that could be working together here that are now duplicating
>> > effort simply because of lack of communication.
>> At least mattdm knew of it because he mentioned it to me once when I
>> was beating my head against the wall with it.
> Yeah, there's some discussion here:

Ah, cool.  Thanks.  Also, in my earlier reply I had misread "CoreOS"
as "CentOS".  It would have been even more disappointing if we weren't
collaborating with CentOS than CoreOS.  In the end, people seem to be
aware of things anyway.  Yay and stuff.


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