#1510 Split providers into their own subpackages
Closed: Fixed None Opened 8 years ago by jhrozek.

As the functionality provided by different SSSD back ends grows gradually, so does the list of the required packages and libraries grow. I think we have reached the point where it makes sense to package different providers as independent subpackages. This split might be beneficial for a number of third parties.

  • Tools such as realmd that configure the SSSD and are able to install required dependencies on the fly or based on provided options using PackageKit. A typical use case might be user that configures the SSSD to only act as a client for pure LDAP server -- that user would not be interested in installing all the dependencies required by the IPA back end (libipa_hbac, bind-utils) or even the new AD back end which might soon depend on Samba MS-RPC libraries.

  • Security auditors might (and do) try to find a minimal package set required to get the SSSD working. Providing them with a leaner set of dependencies would help their job.


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milestone: NEEDS_TRIAGE => SSSD 1.9.1
priority: major => critical
rhbz: => 0
type: defect => task

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owner: somebody => jhrozek
status: new => assigned

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milestone: SSSD 1.9.1 => SSSD 1.9.2

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patch: 0 => 1

We want this change in upstream and Fedora, but not RHEL-6.4.

Bumping out of 1.9.2 to avoid confusion even though there is a patch.

milestone: SSSD 1.9.2 => SSSD 1.9.3

Not critical for 1.9.3

design: =>
design_review: => 0
fedora_test_page: =>
milestone: SSSD 1.9.3 => SSSD 1.9.4

Not going to make 1.9.4

milestone: SSSD 1.9.4 => SSSD 1.9.5

This is a dependency of the sites lookup and the AD support in general. We need to have the AD provider in a separate subpackage to avoid pulling in Samba by default.

milestone: SSSD 1.9.5 => SSSD 1.10.0
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milestone: SSSD 1.10.0 => SSSD 1.10 beta

changelog: =>
resolution: => fixed
review: => 0
status: assigned => closed

Metadata Update from @jhrozek:
- Issue assigned to jhrozek
- Issue set to the milestone: SSSD 1.10 beta

3 years ago

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