[Containers] Availability of SLES docker images

Jordi Massaguer Pla jmassaguerpla at suse.de
Wed Mar 2 10:24:58 MST 2016

On 03/02/2016 06:15 PM, Bob Bell wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 02, 2016 at 07:18:24PM +1100, Aleksa Sarai wrote:
>>> Is there a reason we can't just give them an openSUSE docker image (from
>>> the registry) and then adapt the build script they give us? Also, since
>>> we have Leap, surely that's sufficiently similar to SLES to be
>>> indistinguishable from a "making a preliminary build script" perspective?
>>> Or are you suggesting that a SLES package will be maintained by an
>>> external party?
>> Oh sorry, I didn't realise that you weren't from SUSE. In that case,
>> telling them to use a Leap image to build the RPM could work (I'm not
>> entirely sure about that though, you'll have to ask Flavio about the
>> difference between the Leap and SLES Docker images).
> I'll take it as a compliment that you thought I was from SUSE. :)
> I hadn't heard of Leap before.  I took a look, and that could work.
> To be clear, we are talking about the 42.1 / leap references from
> https://hub.docker.com/_/opensuse/, right?  The Dockerfile says it's
> maintained by Flavio, so I'm guessing that that right one.
> And from what I can see, 42.1 would be a match to SLES12 SP1 (no match
> for SLES12 GA from Leap, I guess, but hopefully that doesn't matter).

openSUSE Leap is the same as openSUSE 42.1 . SLE-12 codebase is shared 
with that version. SLE-12-SP1 has the same codebase, so, in general, it 
shouldn't matter.

> -- Bob
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