[Gluster-devel] Glusterd: A New Hope

Justin Clift jclift at redhat.com
Mon Mar 25 03:57:39 UTC 2013

On 23/03/2013, at 11:58 PM, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote:
> (4) Auto-generated volume spec is too limiting. There are other useful
> translators, but not even included (but disabled) by default. Volume
> spec file does not list all possible volume options (but commented)
> with default values and possible range of input values. CLI for volume
> options does not list them all. There is no good documentation about
> these options. Either remove those unexposed options entirely (better)
> or document them. Allow user supplied customization (templates) to
> default auto-generated volume specification (with clear warning).

Out of curiosity, why the preference for killing the options instead
of documenting them?

Are those undocumented options not potentially useful for some people,
or they're just dodgy code that needs cleanup by someone, or ?

Not arguing at all, just learning. :)

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

Open Source and Standards @ Red Hat


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