Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
> OK ... I have decided that I WILL maintain the 8.0.x branch in centos-5 > extras ... HOWEVER, I still recommend using the 8.2.x branch, and it will > still be set to obsolete the 8.0.x branch. > > If people would RATHER use the 8.0.x branch, what they will need to do is > add the following lines to their yum.conf (or CentOS-Base.repo file in > /etc/yum.repos.d/ ... in that file, to the extras and centosplus repos): > > exclude=drbd82* > > If people take this step, then yum will work fine with drbd and ignore > drbd82. If you do not do that, then drbd82 will obsolete/replace drbd > normally. > > I do this even though I don't think it is the best idea and by doing so I > commit myself to MORE work for the next seven years than maintaining just > one branch of DRBD for centos-5. Hopefully the people who will use the > 8.0.x branch are appreciative. > > Thanks, > Johnny Hughes Johnny, this is great news. I want to publicly thank you for your consideration and decision - this will make my job, and hopefully that of many others, much easier. VERY appreciatively yours, Sam