[DRBD-user] compile error 8.3.3RC3

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Wed Oct 7 09:40:44 CEST 2009

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

On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 09:24:39AM +0200, Lars Ellenberg wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 06, 2009 at 08:59:49AM +0200, Jeroen Groenewegen van der Weyden wrote:
> > here the compile error with 8.3.3. I mentioned onl 8.3.3 because this is  
> > the version mentioned in the documentation to support kernel 2.6.31 line.
> Yes.  Tell the suse kernel people.
> As I hinted in the previous mail: the relevant kernel patch that breaks
> things got reverted upstream. They may want to look into why, and fix it
> either way, reverting too, or fix whatever was the reason for the
> revert.
> Sorry, DRBD cannot dance with each and every kernel patch.
> We make sure we dance with "upstream" aka vanilla aka kernel.org,
> and linux-next, and RHEL and SLES and Debian stable and Ubuntu LTS.
> To cater for patches that got reverted upstream is not our priority.

The good news for you is, that those changes will soon be back in
upstream, and are already in linux-next, so DRBD will automatically be
fixed to cater for it anyways ;-)

: Lars Ellenberg                
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