[Gluster-devel] progress on [FEAT] selective read-only mode ?

Saravanakumar Arumugam sarumuga at redhat.com
Tue Dec 1 06:58:07 UTC 2015

I have started working on this selective read-only feature.

I was working on Tiering aware Geo-replication, refer [4] below, hence you
didn't see any update on this feature.

Hopefully, you can expect some updates in this month.


On 11/30/2015 10:06 PM, Ramana Raja wrote:
> Hi,
> Is progress being made on the RFE selective read-only mode,
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=829042 ?
> This feature is necessary to enable OpenStack Manila shares
> backed by GlusterFS using glusterfs_native driver[1] to
> have read-only access. Read-only access for shares is a
> feature that a driver must implement to continue
> to exist in Mitaka release of Manila[2]. The Manila community
> has set a deadline for the feature to be part of the Manila
> code base by March 3rd, 2016[3]. The RFE would need to be
> implemented and part of a GlusterFS release by the end of
> January, 2016, to give the driver maintainers time to complete
> the Manila portion of the effort before the deadline.
> Considering the RFE's importance for GlusterFS's presence
> in the Manila project, it would be great if someone can
> help out soon. I don't see the RFE as a part of GlusterFS 3.8
> road map[4] as well.
> Thanks,
> Ramana
> [1] https://github.com/openstack/manila/blob/stable/liberty/doc/source/devref/glusterfs_native_driver.rst
> [2] http://docs.openstack.org/developer/manila/devref/driver_requirements.html#access-rules
> [3] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Mitaka_Release_Schedule
> [4] https://github.com/gluster/glusterweb/blob/master/source/community/roadmap/3.8/index.md

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