[Gluster-devel] Updated 1.3.9 Debian Packaging available

Anand Babu Periasamy ab at gnu.org.in
Tue Jul 8 05:50:24 UTC 2008

Good work Neil. There are no official Debian or Ubuntu maintainers yet.
We are waiting for some one to step.

Happy Hacking,
Anand Babu Periasamy
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Neil Wilson wrote:
> As part of our test deployment of GlusterFS onto Ubuntu servers I've
> done some work on the Debian packaging of GlusterFS and I'd like to
> feed that back to you.
> I've taken the 1.3.9 GlusterFS packages from Li Daobing's Package
> Archive on Launchpad: https://edge.launchpad.net/~lidaobing/+archive
> and made the following changes.
> I found that the combined package wasn't at all useful when deploying
> glusterfs to several machines. So I've split out client and server
> into glusterfs-client and glusterfs-server. The client does not need
> any init scripts or config files since it will get that from the
> server. The server is essentially the client with a default config in
> place that shares '/srv/share' locally. It also contains an up to date
> LSB init script that starts glusterfs on boot correctly.
> Other than that I've made some minor changes to the packaging so that
> it picks up the right manual pages, creates separate relevant README
> files and generally operates in Debian Policy compliant manner.
> The backported packages are available for Ubuntu Hardy at
> https://edge.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-ruby-backports/+archive
> The git repository for the packaging is here:
> http://github.com/NeilW/deb-glusterfs/tree
> I've uploaded the package to Ubuntu REVU here:
> http://revu.tauware.de/details.py?upid=2745. You can see the debdiff
> with Li's package here:
> http://revu.tauware.de/diff.py?upid1=2744&upid2=2745
> I would hope that this packaging is now ready for inclusion within
> Debian if anybody is taking that forward.

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