Getting Podman 2.0 into ubuntu
rick.harding at canonical.com
Thu Jul 23 15:58:01 UTC 2020
Thanks for bringing this up Reinhard. I'm looking into the backstory and
history of the delta and we'll see what we can do around this. I'm not up
to speed on the historical reasons for the difference and want to make sure
we have that in mind before we move forward with changes.
On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 6:35 AM Reinhard Tartler <siretart at gmail.com> wrote:
> I had to retrigger the build in my PPA because of an issue (bad removal,
> resolved by a fakesync) with the continuum package, but now the docker.io
> package has built fine. I think it should be good for uploading it to
> groovy, but I haven't heard back from anyone on the email below.
> I don't have the means (ATM) to do a full rebuild and run the
> autopkgtests from the new package. I'd hate to cause disruption to lxd or
> other high-profile canonical projects, but I do think adding podman would
> bring significant value to Ubuntu users. Helping me getting docker.io in
> sync with Debian would be greatly appreciated.
> BTW, is email the best way to discuss this with you? I note that
> conversations on this list don't happen as frequently as a couple of years
> ago when I was more active in Ubuntu, and I wonder why that is. Has
> everything moved to real-time communication or some other forum?
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 10:36 PM Reinhard Tartler <siretart at gmail.com>
>> My attempt at merging the docker.io package can be found in my ppa here:
>> it at least builds on my laptop in a clean groovy chroot.
>> Let me know what you think. Is this "good enough" for groovy? - Did I
>> miss important changes?
>> On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 7:29 AM Reinhard Tartler <siretart at gmail.com>
>>> Hi Ubuntu Server folks,
>>> I've been working quite a bit to get podman 2.0 (cf. https://podman.io/)
>>> and its friends buildah and skopeo into debian/unstable, and succeeded
>>> with that task yesterday (yay). Now, I need your help with getting those
>>> packages built and ready for Ubuntu 20.20 (groovy).
>>> Podman is a container tool that allows you to run OCI-compatible images,
>>> with a user-interface that allows seamless transition from docker(1). It
>>> also brings the concept of pods, known from kubernetes, to the world of
>>> laptops. Buildah is a tool that is able to create images on the command
>>> line. It can also read Dockerfiles. I've written about it here
>>> http://tauware.blogspot.com/2020/04/building-packages-with-buildah-in-debian.html .
>>> Skopeo is a conversion tool from various container formats.
>>> I believe there is significant value for ubuntu server users.
>>> For better or worse, all these tool share quite a bit of code and
>>> require some code from docker. The challenge I'm facing now is that the
>>> docker package in debian has diverged significantly from ubuntu, which
>>> makes building dependent packages, such as contianers/image and buildah,
>>> which are dependencies of libpod (podman), unnecessary hard. This is
>>> captured in
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/docker.io/+bug/1883978 -
>>> where I was pointed to this list.
>>> My question: Can we just sync over the docker.io package from debian?
>>> It seems to ship with a newer upstream version anyways.
>>> If not, what's the plan with docker.io in ubuntu? I may be able to
>>> convince my fellow maintainers in Debian to incorporate ubuntu local
>>> changes if that would be helpful. As a reminder, here are the changelog
>>> entries in ubuntu summarizing the changes:
>>> docker.io (19.03.11-0ubuntu1) groovy; urgency=medium
>>> * Update to 19.03.11 upstream release (CVE-2020-13401, LP: #1881679)
>>> * Apply wrap-and-sort
>>> * Move cgroupfs-mount to Suggests
>>> (esp. on Ubuntu where systemd is canonical)
>>> -- Tianon Gravi <tianon at debian.org> Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:14:15 -0700
>>> docker.io (19.03.8-0ubuntu4) groovy; urgency=medium
>>> * Provide "image" and "oci" components in golang dev package,
>>> mirroring Debian to address libpod FTBFS
>>> -- Reinhard Tartler <siretart at tauware.de> Sat, 30 May 2020 11:56:59
>>> docker.io (19.03.8-0ubuntu3) groovy; urgency=medium
>>> * Provide the rootless component in golang dev package, mirroring
>>> (addresses nomad FTBFS).
>>> -- Logan Rosen <logan at ubuntu.com> Tue, 26 May 2020 21:06:20 -0400
>>> docker.io (19.03.8-0ubuntu2) groovy; urgency=medium
>>> [ Jean-Baptiste Lallement ]
>>> [ Didier Roche ]
>>> * Fix use with ZFS on root:
>>> - docker creates one dataset for any layer of containers that were
>>> created. Create now a <pool>/var/lib/docker for creating them in
>>> the persistent namespace and migrate existing one here.
>>> - purge the automated historic that was created.
>>> The migration only impacts the ubuntu desktop installation with
>>> experimental ZFS on root, and we have thus to stop and start the
>>> to migrate data. (LP: #1879473)
>>> -- Didier Roche <didrocks at ubuntu.com> Tue, 19 May 2020 11:01:22 +0200
>>> docker.io (19.03.8-0ubuntu1) focal; urgency=medium
>>> * Update to 19.03.8 upstream release (LP: #1867068)
>>> - Improve mitigation for CVE-2019-14271 for some nscd configuration.
>>> -- Tianon Gravi <tianon at debian.org> Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:48:33 -0700
>>> Unfortunately, they are not broken out in a way that would make it easy
>>> for applying them to merge in Debian. I'd love to work with someone in the
>>> ubuntu server team on this.
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