#45 CentOS variant artifacts (ISOs, disk images, etc.) branding
Closed 6 months ago by dcavalca. Opened a year ago by ngompa.

In the Hyperscale meeting yesterday, @dcavalca and myself talked to @rbowen about the Hyperscale SIG wanting to produce artifacts based on CentOS Stream + Hyperscale content.

As part of this, we discussed that it would make sense to have our own variant of the centos-stream-release package where we'd adjust it to add VARIANT and VARIANT_ID information to os-release(5) to more clearly identify the flavor and also handle things like additional systemd presets and such.

At yesterday's meeting, @rbowen couldn't tell us how we should approach this but suggested I ask the Board about it, so here we are. :sweat_smile:


So ... after thinking about this for a moment (sorry, I was very distracted when you asked me the first time) -- Fedora does this already, and I'm going to take that to mean that there's no objections to doing this, and y'all should just go ahead and do it. Unless someone speaks up loudly in opposition, I'm inclined to just close this.

If more SIGs want to produce (and are encouraged to) artifacts, maybe a consistent centos-stream-release-SIG(?) naming could help. Otherwise +1 from me too.

For lack of a better naming, I went with centos-stream-hyperscale-spin-release. But if someone has better naming, I'm happy to discuss it.

I feel like we arrived at an approved answer to this in a recent meeting, but it was neither minuted nor documented here. If someone has a recollection, please note it here. Otherwise I'll bring it up at tomorrow's board meeting.

October board meeting determined that we need to publish this as official policy. @dcavalca took action item for this.

The writeup at https://hackmd.io/pPixYTZ8QmyJcjoJq_V9dA is pretty much finalized and there were no comments when I posted it to -devel a while ago. Did we decide where this should actually be published?

Checking up on this - @dcavalca did this ever get posted anywhere?

No, mostly because nobody replied when I'd asked where it should be published.

PR was merged so I think we can close this now.

Metadata Update from @dcavalca:
- Issue status updated to: Closed (was: Open)

6 months ago

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