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Bug 1686945 - Modern Fedora and RHEL8 beta need config_opts['use_bootstrap_container'] = True
Summary: Modern Fedora and RHEL8 beta need config_opts['use_bootstrap_container'] = True
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Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: mock
Version: epel7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Miroslav Suchý
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-03-08 17:36 UTC by Pat Riehecky
Modified: 2019-04-16 10:03 UTC (History)
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Description Pat Riehecky 2019-03-08 17:36:48 UTC
Description of problem:
When using mock on an EL7 host and trying to build a Fedora 28+ chroot, the config needs to add config_opts['use_bootstrap_container'] = True


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mock-1.4.14-2.el7.noarch

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install mock on an EL7 system
2.mock -r rhelbeta-8-x86_64 --init


Actual results:
fails due to new RPM features

Expected results:
Enable the bootstrap container by default for those profiles in EPEL7

Additional info:

Comment 1 Miroslav Suchý 2019-03-11 13:21:15 UTC
Yes, that is true. But the solution is not easy - it will be either pain to maintain or very hard to code. The great approach - to use host configs is discussed here: https://github.com/rpm-software-management/mock/issues/199

Comment 2 Pat Riehecky 2019-03-12 14:23:36 UTC
I was thinking a fairly simple %if within the specfile.... something like

%if 0%{?rhel} < 8
echo "config_opts['use_bootstrap_container'] = True" >> fedora_whatever_.cfg
%endif

That should keep the maintenance fairly low and provide the expected behavior.


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