[Gluster-devel] Glusterd: A New Hope

Anand Babu Periasamy abperiasamy at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 03:48:32 UTC 2013

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 11:24 AM, John Mark Walker <johnmark at redhat.com> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> On 03/25/2013 12:44 PM, Alex Attarian wrote:
>> If you disagree with the very idea of having glusterd, then *we have
>> nothing to
>> talk about*.  If you appreciate the infrastructure it provides, if
>> you want to
>> make that infrastructure as robust and scalable and convenient to use
>> as
>> possible, then by all means share your ideas or opinions on ideas
>> that have
>> already been presented.  The other users who have participated
>> constructively
>> don't deserve to be crowded out of the conversation
> I would also point out that, as the community lead, I would very much welcome alternative solutions to be played out on gluster.org
> I don't think they'll be successful, but what do I know. I just want to make it clear that alternative solutions are welcome. If there's a subset of you that want to maintain a 2.x release, you're welcome to do so - and I will give you whatever tools you need to be successful.
> If you'd like to maintain 3.x releases sans glusterd, I welcome that activity as well.
> If you succeed, we all succeed.
> Thanks,
> JM

Alternatively, we can treat glusterfs as a standalone, with glusterd
as an addon (call it gluster-keeper ;). gluster cli should generate
volume spec files from templates and notifies glusterd optionally.


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