[DRBD-user] using drbd in a monolithic kernel?

Todd Denniston Todd.Denniston at ssa.crane.navy.mil
Tue Mar 23 15:27:17 CET 2004


Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> 
> / 2004-03-23 09:53:33 +0100
> \ Philipp Reisner:
<SNIP>
> > Lars, David, Philipp: Any oppinions on how the sources should be layed out,
> >   from the viewpoint of a package maintainer ?
> 
> We could as well "split" it into a kernel patch, and the user level tools.
> 
<SNIP>
I don't think this is exactly what you are talking about, but it is related.
As just a User, I would like to see a kernel module and user level tools
split, on an rpm's produced level.

The reason: so I can upgrade kernels, install the newly built drbd module rpm
and not have to --force the install because it also includes the drbd tools. 
Note: this is using the same drbd release.  Granted the tools rpm should
probably depend on the version of the module installed so the api is known to
match.

of course I could be completely insane about this...I still don't like rpm/deb
based systems, give me slackware anytime.
-- 
Todd Denniston
Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC Crane) 
Harnessing the Power of Technology for the Warfighter



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