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From: Brian Jackson <>
To: Thomas Mueller <>
Subject: Re: PATCH: link ceph-client version to kernel version
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2010 13:04:18 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wednesday, July 07, 2010 12:34:35 pm Brian Jackson wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 07, 2010 03:54:00 am Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > hi
> > 
> > reading the version in ceph_fs.h made me think, that now that ceph is in
> > vanilla kernel, it would be nice to have the version linked to the kernel
> > version. this is how the kvm guys work for their backported module.
> That makes sense for KVM because it's reached a level of maturity where
> they only bother doing the backports of specific kernel releases. I don't
> think it's a good idea for ceph to go this direction yet. Mostly I'd hate
> to see the standalone client packages only released when there's a new
> kernel. It seems like something that would be more useful once ceph has
> some kernel releases under it's belt.

Cancel that. Talked to sagewk on irc and he said development of the kclient is 
taking place in upstream git now, so I guess this does make sense.

> > I've also patched super.c to expose the version to modinfo.
> > 
> > - Thomas
> <snip>
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      reply	other threads:[~2010-07-07 18:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-07-07  8:54 PATCH: link ceph-client version to kernel version Thomas Mueller
2010-07-07 15:03 ` Sage Weil
2010-07-07 15:11   ` Thomas Mueller
2010-07-07 17:34 ` Brian Jackson
2010-07-07 18:04   ` Brian Jackson [this message]

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