[CentOS-devel] [CentOS-qa] New drbd packages available for testing

Ralph Angenendt

ra+centos at br-online.de
Sun May 10 11:36:04 UTC 2009

Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> So the question is : do we want to provide both 8.2.7 (as drbd82 
> package) and 8.3.1 (as drbd83) ? It seems to me that drbd83 is 'just' an 
> update to the 8.2.x branch (it could be named 8.2.10 in the Lars' answer)
> The reason why there was a drbd (for 7.0.24 on el4 and 8.0.6 on el5) and 
> drbd82 was that metadata was not usable anymore and some config 
> parameters were completely different and so a simple `yum update drbd` 
> could break the existing setup.

No, that was not the reason (at least not for drbd82 on CentOS 5). 

<http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2795> and especially <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2008-May/009379.html> (Thread URGENT Request for DRBD Developers) on the drbd mailing list, it is split into several threads here: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/2008-May/thread.html>

> Now the question seems to be : do you still need to split between drbd82 
> and drbd83 ?

I don't really care, I also can work with a drbd83 only but I'm sure someone
will begin yapping again.

Problem is: The current git version does not build for me (I just gave it
one shot, no debugging yet), I might try the git tag SuSE pulled out for SLES11.

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