[Gluster-devel] How can we prevent GlusterFS packaging installation/update issues in future?

Lalatendu Mohanty lmohanty at redhat.com
Thu Feb 19 10:15:41 UTC 2015

On 02/19/2015 02:30 PM, Niels de Vos wrote:
> Hey Pranith!
> Thanks for putting this topic on my radar. Uncommunicated packaging
> changes have indeed been a pain for non-RPM distributions on several
> occasions. We should try to inform other packagers about required
> changes in the packaging scripts or upgrade/installation process better.

> On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 12:26:33PM +0530, Pranith Kumar Karampuri wrote:
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1113778
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1191176
>> How can we make the process of giving good packages for things other than
>> RPMs?
> My guess is that we need to announce packaging changes very clearly.
> Maybe it makes sense to have a very low-traffic packaging at gluster.org
> mailinglist where all packagers from all distributions are subscribed?

+1 for announce packaging changes very clearly.

But I think we should keep using gluster-devel ML for packaging 
discussions as IMO it is the right platform to get all developers and 
packagers together. However We need to discuss these stuff clearly which 
we lacked before.

> I've added all packagers that I could track on CC, and am interested in
> their preferences and ideas.
> Thanks,
> Niels

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