An Abstraction Failure. How a Frankernel Bites Us

Last week a colleague ping us on #container-support slack channel to report us a weird bug. A container worked on his machine, but not on our OpenShift cluster. He said that the dynamic linker was not able to resolve the libQt5Core.so.5. This was new since it worked perfectly for QGIS 3.10 but not in 3.16. Result of ldd /usr/local/bin/qgis_mapserv.fcgi|grep Core where: libQt5Core.so.5 => not found libQt5Core.so.5 => not found libQt5Core....

January 29, 2021 · Rémi Desgrange

Reducing Python Docker Images Size

I’m using docker a lot to build and deploy the software that I (try to) write. I’m also writing a lot of Python. And one of the things that really annoy me is the size of docker images. Especially python. I often laugh about the size of a hello world in Go. But in Go you can deploy your application in docker with no extra cost. So, compiling this hello world in go :...

April 19, 2019 · Rémi Desgrange