redhat-cluster (and reverse dependencies) for wheezy

Salvatore Bonaccorso carnil at
Thu Jan 10 12:55:59 UTC 2013

Hi Julien

On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 05:58:56PM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> the redhat-cluster package (and some other related ones) are in kind of
> a mess at the moment due to
> - newer upstream versions (with shlibs bumps) being uploaded to sid,
>   that aren't suitable for wheezy at this stage
> - lvm2 needing rc bug fixes and picking up dependencies on those new
>   versions thanks to clvm
> Because of this the lvm2 maintainer dropped the clvm binary package in
> the last upload, meaning that redhat-cluster-suite is now uninstallable
> in sid.  In order to sort that out, the easiest solution (for me) would
> be to
> - migrate the new lvm2 with its rc bug fixes to wheezy
> - remove redhat-cluster, ocfs2-tools, qpid-cpp from wheezy
> Another solution is to upload a redhat-cluster revision to tpu that
> drops the redhat-cluster-suite binary package.
> Is anyone willing to work on that second solution (or find yet another
> one)?  If not I'll go ahead with the removal in about a week.

As mentioned on IRC: I'm interested not loosing ocfs2-tools in Wheezy.
I'm not Maintainer of mentioned packages, but I will try to have a
look as soon as possible.


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