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From Fabio Martelli <fabio.marte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove deb packages for Syncope 3.'0
Date Sat, 14 Sep 2019 06:47:43 GMT
+1
Regards

Il sab 14 set 2019, 07:01 Francesco Chicchiriccò <ilgrosso@apache.org> ha
scritto:

> Hi all,
> I would like to propose to remove the deb packages from master branch /
> 3.0, for some reasons:
>
> 1. it's difficult to produce packages compatible at the same time with
> Debian, Ubuntu and other derivatives: for example, ATM Debian stable has a
> tomcat9 package while Ubuntu LTS is still on tomcat8
>
> 2. in branches 2_0_X and 2_1_X deb packages are used to build Docker
> images but on master this has changed: since all is now based on Spring
> Boot, Docker images were changed as consequence
>
> 3. there are new components on master (SRA, Keymaster, WA, .. [1]) that
> would deserve new deb packages, but I don't think the effort is worthwhile,
> especially given the reason above
>
> 4. deb packages were originally meant as a fast and straightforward way to
> get Syncope properly deployed, but I think that nowadays Docker images
> (with Docker Compose and Kubernetes samples) serve better such purpose, on
> more platforms
>
> If there are no objections, I'll proceed with removal next week.
>
> Regards.
>
> [1]
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SYNCOPE/%5BDISCUSS%5D+Syncope+3.0
>
> --
> Francesco Chicchiriccò
>
> Tirasa - Open Source Excellence
> http://www.tirasa.net/
>
> Member at The Apache Software Foundation
> Syncope, Cocoon, Olingo, CXF, OpenJPA, PonyMail
> http://home.apache.org/~ilgrosso/
>
>

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