WIll OnDemand function properly in the absence of rsync? I know the ondemand rpm lists rsync as a requirement, but I have a use case where I need to remove the rsync package from the OOD server…
I would have to test it and see. Do you have the ability to test the use case?
The standard package removal process that is in use (yum erase rsync) takes the ondemand and ondemand-selonux packages out as dependencoes. I know there are ways around that, but the process is a box.
This comes down to "why does the ondemand rpm require the rsync package as a dependency?”
We’ll have to look at this, and get back with you.
The dependency are in the
myjobs apps. You can see the associated code here:
And also here:
Oh! And one more rather important dependency:
Let me know if you have anymore questions!
Thanks for the info - I’ll see if I can get a rsync exception for this system.