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Re: Podman 3.0 and Debian bullseye

On Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 08:02:26PM -0500, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
> Dear release-team,
> I'm proposing to have podman 3.0 in debian/bullseye. As maintainer of the
> package, I'm convinced this is a good step for Debian because:
>  - podman 3.0 will be included in RHEL 8.4, which will be released in May
> 2021. I expect security support for podman in Debian to become
> significantly simpler than let's say podman 2.2
>  - users have expressed interest in podman 2.2 or late (cf. #978650 and
> others)
>  - podman 3.0 implements enough of docker's REST API to support
> docker-compose (cf. https://www.redhat.com/sysadmin/podman-docker-compose)
>  - the salsa team has expressed interest in exploring podman to facilitate
> gitlab maintenance. I'd expect this update to make their lives
> significantly easier if included in the next stable release
> Current concerns/risk:
>  - Podman 3.0.0~rc1 was only just released, but I expect it to be released
> soon. After all, RHEL 8.4 is scheduled for May 2021
>  - Podman 3 drops the legacy varlink interface. To the best of my
> knowledge, there are no packages in debian/testing that would require
> varlink (please correct me if I'm wrong here). Not having to support
> varlink in Debian seems a support benefit, there is little to no love
> for it upstream.
>  - I've just uploaded podman 3.0 to debian/experimental, and is ready for
> wider testing. Uploading to unstable requires a couple of additional
> package updates in sid:
>    - golang-github-containers-storage
>    - golang-github-containers-image
>    - golang-github-containers-common
>    - golang-github-containers-buildah
> I'm not really sure if this update required formal approval by the release
> team, but I'd really appreciate your input in any case.

FWIW I have been using podman 3.0.0~rc1 from experimental for a few days
and haven't noticed anything wrong with it. I hope we can have that
version in bullseye.

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