[DRBD-user] URGENT Request for DRBD Developers

Art Age Software artagesw at gmail.com
Sat May 24 04:42:53 CEST 2008

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

> while far from taking sides I'd like to note that version bumps that have a
> tendency of being incompatible is quite inconvenient. building missing
> components from scratch/by hand precludes change in patch management etc.
> Some can afford it - others can't. If you run "yum update" and get your
> kernel updated and not your DRBD you can find yourself in an unplesant
> situation at some point especially if you run N servers and only fraction of
> them are DRBD-enabled.

True. This is the situation we are in.

> Introducing "new version" in a separate repository helps admin to "fense"
> his/her machines from going into unknown state.

Exactly, which is why I would have preferred to see the 8.2 branch go
into CentOSPlus, without disturbing the 8.0 branch in Extras.

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