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Here on my company we are going to start deploying Gentoo Linux on our
customers. Every server will have the very same installed packages,
the very same use flags, very same cflags, only a few configurations
I would like the deployment and maintenance to be done as easily as
possible because this project needs to be scalable to more than 100
servers. Although we are going to install only 10 servers in the
beginning, my boss says that I should be prepared for this number to
Yesterday I found about the SCIRE project that seems to solve my
problems easily. But it seems that the project's development is
stopped. Unfortunately, I don't know a thing of Phyton, so I can't
help. Do anyone know how is the project going? Are we going to have a
production usable release? If so, when? It's not like I'm pushing
anything, I just want to know if I can count on it or not.
Setting the project aside, I'm thinking about developing my own
installer to install a catalyst's stage4 and reboot a working Gentoo.
After that I'm thinking about using emerge with binary packages to
install updates automatically. What do you think? Will it work? Is it
possible to rollback an update if something goes wrong?
To solve the problem with incompatible configuration files, everytime
I upgrade anything, a perl script will reconfigure the customers
Thank you all for your help and insights.
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