[DRBD-user] URGENT Request for DRBD Developers

Ralf Gross Ralf-Lists at ralfgross.de
Sat May 24 10:32:56 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.

Johnny Hughes schrieb:
> [...]
> I am sorry if you do not agree with me on package version, BUT, the DRBD 
> developers SAY that 8.2 IS stable.  They also roll changes into 8.0.x 
> first for testing .. THEN they roll them into 8.2.x.  In fact, the 
> 8.0.12 changes will be in 8.2.6, which will be released soon.  One could 
>  argue that since 8.0 things get tested before inclusion into 8.2, that 
> it is 8.2 that is more stable.


| 8.2.y
| Receives new features, and all bugfixes of 8.0. The protocol might get
| extended with new releases. We include new features, and keep it
| stable at the same time.
| 8.0.y
| Is the current stable (in the sense of feature-frozen) branch, and
| only receives bug fixes. The wire protocol is frozen as well.

8.0.y receives only bugfixes, so I doubt that many thing are tested in
8.0.y and then rolled into 8.2.y. At least not the new features.

>From a debian point of view 8.2.y would be in unstable, 8.0.y in
stable.  But it's a bit confusing that both versions are called


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