More Podman work needed

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Jun 9 22:54:48 UTC 2022

On Wed, 2022-06-08 at 23:46 +0300, Uri Simchoni via samba-technical
> I'd argue that our requirements are "stock POSIX + diff + podman",
> *but* 
> podman installation is not a default one to make it runnable within
> a 
> Docker container.
> I estimate that any future instability might come from the podman
> side 
> and not from the Fedora base OS side, and therefore we're better off
> not 
> maintaining special podman tricks and relying instead on the
> maintained 
> image, even though it is based on
> Fedora. 
> We had some bad experience but hopefully it will not repeat itself.
> I would not lock the to some tag we know is 
> working, because it prevents us from receiving security updates.

Thanks Uri for your investigation and analysis to get us out of this
pickle with the least long-term maintenance pain.  I've pushed your MR
now.  Thanks!

Andrew Bartlett

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Samba Team Lead, Catalyst IT

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