[elrepo-devel] [elrepo] [users] drbd83 still in testing

Alan Bartlett ajb at elrepo.org
Wed Aug 11 20:30:15 CEST 2010

On 11 August 2010 19:11, Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Aug 2010, Alan Bartlett wrote:
>> On 10 August 2010 14:05, Joseph L. Casale <jcasale at activenetwerx.com>
>> wrote:
>>>> O.k. folks, a few questions:
>>>> (1) When was the package first made publicly available by us (the
>>>> ELRepo Project)?
>>>> (2) Any advances on two satisfied users (JLC, DW)?
>>>> (3) Has the package been tested to destruction on a sacrificial / test
>>>> system?
>>>> (4) Any quirks / oddities, etc, noticed?
>>> As stated, I have been running them since Dag made them available, Mid
>>> June.
>>> The pair of nodes I use them on see plenty of traffic every day and
>>> migrate
>>> between each other often as part of normal use w/o issue.
>> In view of the above favourable report, I am willing to agree to the
>> package's promotion from the testing to the main repository.
> We are using it as well and are doing several test-installations a day/week
> using these packages. No problems have been reported yet. They had been
> using the "official" (rebuilt) packages from Linbit which were
> kernel-dependent.
>> Dag -- Will you be willing to maintain the package?
> I am willing to upgrade the packages and maintain them regarding listening
> to bug-reports and fixing items. But I cannot guarantee to have an
> environment for testing in the future. So we still require a small community
> of people to test them.

That is understood. I shall, accordingly perform the promotion
tomorrow, Thursday Aug 12 2010 (BST, aka UTC+1).

> Our website probably should allow to build communities and improve
> communication between users of packages. People should be able to subscribe
> to a package and automatically receive update notices for testing and stable
> packages. Something to think about :-)

Indeed. To be discussed, at a later date, internally and not on the
RPMforge-users m/l. I have no intention in suggesting /
(half-)promising / formulating any process that we (internally) are
not happy with / in complete agreement with. We have standards to
maintain. :-D

Alan / burakkucat.

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