[Starlingx-discuss] Adding packages to build .lst files

Ponce Castaneda, Guillermo A guillermo.a.ponce.castaneda at intel.com
Mon Jul 23 19:58:13 UTC 2018


Hello team,

I am giving it another try to introduce and automatic package downloader
to the mirror creation process, this time I managed to actually write it
on python3.

The goal of this tool is still the same, to avoid the hassle of manually go
looking and downloading failing packages from Google and just run a
single command instead.

You can go and review the code here: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/585009/
I really appreciate any feedback, specially opportunities of improvement and any
kind comments.

Thank You
 - Guillermo Ponce


´╗┐On 7/18/18, 12:42 PM, "Ponce Castaneda, Guillermo A" <guillermo.a.ponce.castaneda at intel.com> wrote:

    
    
    >>On 7/18/18, 11:47 AM, "Dean Troyer" <dtroyer at gmail.com> wrote:
    
        >>On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 8:26 AM, Ponce Castaneda, Guillermo A
        >><guillermo.a.ponce.castaneda at intel.com> wrote:
        >>>     That is correct, I do not think there is another node.js code, and that is why I
        >>>     also created a Dockerfile so nobody has to install node on their machines and
        >>>     just run it inside a container.
        
        >>I'm sorry but I do not consider requiring Docker and some non-trivial
        >>OS image to run a simple script to be an improvement.  It isn't just
        >>the installation of the runtime it is also the cognitive overhead of
        >>requiring another bit of language expertise to maintain the tool.  If
        >>this were a node project I'd say the same thing about introducing a
        >>python script.
    
        >Thanks for the feedback Dean,
        >I will the improve this tool on the points you are mentioning and will try going
        >at it again.
        
        >>dt
    
        >Guillermo Ponce
        
        >-- 
        
        >>Dean Troyer
        >>dtroyer at gmail.com
        
    
    



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