Wednesday, April 19, 2023

[389-users] Re: 389ds container images and tags

> On 19 Apr 2023, at 15:44, Johannes Kastl <> wrote:
> Hi William,
> On 19.04.23 at 01:19 William Brown wrote:
>> The images are maintained by myself at SUSE. Because of how we
>> build them from and via
>> we can't actually "patch" 2.2 and 2.1, so we
>> really only have latest. Hindsight is perfect I guess ....
> Hmmm.
>> I've also been really busy lately with other projects which probably hasn't
>> helped me keep things "up to date" as they should be either.
> I know what you mean...
>> As well, worth pointing out that 389-ds does not support *downgrades*. only
>> upgrades. So downpatching may/may not always work.
> Is that also true for patch releases? 2.2.6 to 2.2.5?

Generally for patch releases it's okay to downgrade. But 2.2 -> 2.3 would be a one-way change.

> I'd be happy to take that risk, and take snapshots/backups before larger upgrades. But without proper tags, that's not possible at all.
> Let's see what Viktor comes up with in

Yep I've followed up with Viktor on some of the github issues so lets key the docker conversation about image tag and maintenance there.


William Brown

Senior Software Engineer,
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SUSE Labs, Australia
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