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Re: Evolving the GitLab runner setup

Hi Noah

On Tue, Jun 08, 2021 at 10:21:23AM -0700, Noah Meyerhans wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 08, 2021 at 08:39:45AM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> > docker-machine is a product by Docker upstream, but is not longer
> > developed, without any replacement.  Currently GitLab upstream makes
> > heavy use of it, so I have no idea what they are going to do about it.
> > But we don't need to depend on it.
> I wonder if Kata Containers will end up being a suitable replacement for
> it.  There's even an ITP for it, although it's pretty complex and I
> think it'll take a significant effort to get into suitable shape.
> https://katacontainers.io/

It's interesting, but does it run without root or user namespaces?  I
see it mention network namespaces and bridges to handle network.

> > I intend to do that change in the next days.  Let's hope it is as stable
> > as required.
> +1

Done.  Didn't go so well, because it currently thinks the builds are
shared and so don't handle qemu-user and stuff.


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