Best practices for "fat" charms

Andreas Hasenack andreas at canonical.com
Tue Apr 1 20:01:08 UTC 2014


On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Jorge O. Castro <jorge at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> Matt Bruzek and I have been doing some charm testing on a machine that
> does not have general access to the internet. So charms that pull from
> PPAs, github, etc. do not work.
>
> We've been able to "fatten" the charms by doing things like creating a
> /files directory in the charm itself and putting the



There is/was a concern from #is about this because git is used to
manage the charm content on the unit. If you have a fat tarball in it,
and then upgrade the charm, it's like entropy, the total size will
just keep increasing with every charm upgrade.



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