Package manager for GDP: smart?

Jeremiah Foster jeremiah.foster at pelagicore.com
Thu Jun 2 13:03:25 EDT 2016


On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 4:33 PM, Streif, Rudolf <rstreif at jaguarlandrover.com>
wrote:

> Hi Changhyeok,
>
>
>
>> In the future, we need to separate release and dev image.
>>
>> That is probably mostly a function of resources for maintenance and
> testing. However, one model could be that we only test the release image to
> the full depth as you propose to only add packages to the dev image.
>

What do we mean when we say "release" image. Is this the image that is
meant to be run on the target? Shouldn't we include the term "target"
somewhere perhaps?

>
>
>
>> release image has only fota client.
>> Dev has fota client, package manager (ex, rpm), and dev tools.
>>
>> The release image will still require the package manager (rpm) even with
> the SOTA client as the latter defers to the platform package manager to
> install, remove, update packages and maintain the package database.
>
> My question is, if you are also suggesting to add SmartPM to the dev
> image. If so, then we would also need to set up the server-side
> infrastructure for that (probably a HTTP server) in addition to the SOTA
> infrastructure.
>
> My rationale for pushing SOTA is to vet the technology through testing
> with an end-to-end setup.
>
>
>
>> So IMO currently it's good to maintain both of them in GDP.
>>
>> PS,
>> Rudi
>> In my understanding, sota server is also fully opensource right?
>>
>> Yes, it is an open source GENIVI project. You can find the source on
> GitHub at https://github.com/GENIVI/rvi_sota_server.
>
> Cheers,
> :rjs
>

Cheers,

Jeremiah
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