Juju Charm Store and CI
tom at spicule.co.uk
Tue Feb 27 21:54:08 UTC 2018
I have a proper hack for a circleci build chain I wrote, but works
On 27/02/18 21:44, Sandor Zeestraten wrote:
> Hey Juju folks,
> I feel like I'm hitting some rough spots while setting up a simple
> pipeline which pushes a charm build to the edge channel using the
> charm store CLI.
> The last Juju Show (#30) talked about macaroon support in libjuju and
> CI which sounds great, but that seems to be aimed at those using
> libjuju and/or JAAS controllers.
> Here are some of the steps for a new project:
> * Create a launchpad team for a namespace in the charm store
> - Fair enough
> * Create a launchpad CI user/bot and add it project so we can push to
> the store without using personal credentials
> - This feels like a hack and rather insecure. Why not use limited
> deploy/API keys? https://github.com/juju/charmstore/issues/776
> * Manually login to launchpad with the CI user in order to activate it
> in the charm store
> - This gotcha took me a few moments to figure out.
> * Manually login to the charm store with the CI user with `charm
> login` to create a token.
> - Had to find this
> <https://github.com/juju/charmstore-client/issues/61>, after I figured
> out that `charm login` did not have a non-interactive way to authenticate
> - This is still not document anywhere as far as I can tell.
> - According to the comments in #61 it needs to be updated periodically
> - I've seen another approach using expect,
> but that seems like a workaround too
> * Encrypt and deploy token to a specific directory in CI in order for
> `charm login` to work
> - Again, https://github.com/juju/charmstore-client/issues/61
> <https://github.com/juju/charmstore-client/issues/61> and
> * Mess around with `charm push` and `charm release` in order to push
> charm to the edge channel
> - This involves dealing with revisions which feels rather unnecessary
> - Seehttps://github.com/juju/charmstore-client/issues/135
> * Celebrate with your favourite beverage
> How are you all interacting with the charm store with your charm CI?
> Am I missing some obvious steps which would simplify things?
> Is anyone working on proper deploy/API keys for the charm store?
> Sandor Zeestraten
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