[Gluster-devel] GlusterFS-3.9.0 - Delete or disable experimental features

Shyam srangana at redhat.com
Fri Oct 28 13:24:03 UTC 2016

On 10/28/2016 06:47 AM, Kaushal M wrote:
> Jeff & Shyam,
> We need you opinions on this as these are your components.
> 3.9 is still building and shipping experimental features. The packages
> being build currently include these. We shouldn't be doing this.
> I have 2 changes under review [1] & [2], which disable and delete
> these respectively.
> Niels informed that for 3.8 they were deleted, so if we want follow
> precedence, I'd prefer [2].

Considering where we are w.r.t 3.9 I would go with [2] for DHT2.

> [1] isn't complete as it requires changes to the spec file. The change
> attempts to make experimental features disabled by default, while
> allowing them to enabled if required. There might be more things to
> fix to make it completely correct. Even if we don't choose [1] now, I
> will be forward porting it to master to allow selective building of
> experimental features.

This (or parts of this) is what we need going forward. Do not want to 
derail this mail with thoughts on this, so will post this on the commit 

> So what would you guys prefer?
> ~kaushal
> [1]: https://review.gluster.org/15748
> [2]: https://review.gluster.org/15750

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