redhat-cluster (and reverse dependencies) for wheezy

Jeremy Lainé jeremy.laine at
Thu Jan 10 21:23:32 UTC 2013

On 01/10/2013 01:55 PM, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> 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.

Salvatore, if you feel like taking over the ocfs2-tools, knock yourself out as my own
interest in the package is steadily waning, and I don't have a functional OCFS2 cluster
handy ATM.


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