[DRBD-user] 8.3.8 Release to fix external module compile against 2.6.33

Lars Ellenberg lars.ellenberg at linbit.com
Thu Mar 4 19:06:45 CET 2010

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

On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 12:38:13PM +0000, Mike Peachey wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems that 8.3.7 does not compile
> externally against kernel 2.6.33.

It does not need to,
as it is included ;-)

> It seems this was fixed a week ago in
> Git. I am wondering what the roadmap and timescale is in relation to
> shipping 8.3.8?
> I currently provide the SlackBuild to allow installation of DRBD on
> Slackware Linux.
> The build works fine on Slackware 13.0 because it uses kernel,
> but Slackware-current (which is soon to become Slackware 13.1) can't run
> the build script because it has moved to kernel 2.6.33.

If you use 8.3.7, don't configure with km, and be happy,
as that is already included in the 2.6.33 kernel.

If you are using a git checkout, you are ok, too, as you noted above.

So where is the problem?

> then I am going to have to split the script into userland and module

You should do so anyways.

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