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

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Wed Mar 24 14:32:23 CET 2004


Am Dienstag, 23. März 2004 09:53 schrieb Philipp Reisner:
> Am Freitag, 19. März 2004 17:32 schrieb Kees Cook:
> > On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 10:03:55AM +0100, Philipp Reisner wrote:
> > > are you going to maintain these patches ? -- At least for now ?
> >
> > I'm happy to maintain the 2nd if the first can be put into CVS.  I tried
> > to make sure it wouldn't break the existing build process.  It makes
> > putting it into the kernel tree muuuch easier.  ;)
> >
> > Is there anything bad about the first patch?  I'm happy to clean it up as
> > you see fit.
>
> Hi Kees,
>
> I have to admit that I did not realized in the first run that the first
> patch was meant to be applied, and that it does not conflict with the
> module build. I realized that by now and I am up to applying it.
>
> But:
>
> I am thinking about making the include directory a sub-directory
> of drbd which would lead to:
>
>
> drbd/drbd_*.c
> drbd/[include/]linux/drbd.h
> drbd/[include/]linux/drbd_conf.h
>
> * As far as I understand the woes of the packet maintainers, they would
>   like to see all the sourced for building the modules in one tree.
>
> * And a symlink in the root directory of the distribution tarball, so
>   that people see the drbd_conf.h in the uppermost directory.
>
> * Actually the [include/] part in the path is not necessary, so I
>   am thinking about omitting it.
>
> Lars, David, Philipp: Any oppinions on how the sources should be layed out,
>   from the viewpoint of a package maintainer ?
>
> -Philipp

I have put it into CVS now. (Use cvs update -d to get the new directory.)

Check it out, and tell me what is stupid about it :)

-Philipp

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