[rudder-users] rudder-agent package dependencies

Jean Rémond remond.jean at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 11:45:25 CET 2011


On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Jonathan CLARKE
<jonathan.clarke at normation.com> wrote:
> On 03/11/11 19:05, Jean Rémond wrote:
> Hi,
> Why rudder-agent does not depend on rudder-cfengine-community ?
> Is that only to have a stand alone package ?
> These two packages have very different targets:
> rudder-agent is to be installed on managed nodes only. It contains CFEngine
> community, FusionInventory and basic Rudder promises to initialize a node.
> rudder-cfengine-community is to be installed on the Rudder root server only.
> It just contains CFEngine community.
> In fact, these two packages probably conflict: they install a lot of
> identical files...

This question is linked with http://www.rudder-project.org/redmine/issues/1971
You could just put rudder-agent as a dependency for rudder-server-root
and all is solved !

> This situation is not ideal, but we did it to allow us to have a single,
> standalone package to install on managed nodes, to ease large deployments.
> As a result, this package was "too much" for the CFEngine we need on the
> Rudder root server, so we made another one... this is not very DRY :/
> Hope this helps,
> Jonathan


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