[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Minutes of Gluster Community Meeting [12th May 2020]

sankarshan sankarshan at kadalu.io
Sat May 16 07:14:41 UTC 2020

On Fri, 15 May 2020 at 10:59, Hari Gowtham <hgowtham at redhat.com> wrote:

> ### User stories
> * [Hari] users are hesitant to upgrade. A good number of issues in release-7 (crashes, flooding of logs, self heal) Need to look into this.
> * [Sunil] Increase in inode size https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2020-May/038196.html Looks like it can have perf benefit.

Is there work underway to ascertain if there are indeed any
performance related benefits? What are the kind of tests which would
be appropriate?

> * Any release updates?
>     * 6.9 is done and announced
>     * [Sunil]can we take this in for release-8: https://review.gluster.org/#/c/glusterfs/+/24396/
>     * [Rinku]Yes, we need to ask the patch owners to port this to release8 post merging it to master. Till the time we tag release8 this is possible post this it will be difficult, after which we can put it in release8.1
>     * [Csaba] This is necessary as well https://review.gluster.org/#/c/glusterfs/+/24415/
>     * [Rinku] We need release notes to be reviewed and merged release8 is blocked due to this. https://review.gluster.org/#/c/glusterfs/+/24372/

Have the small set of questions on the notes been addressed? Also, do
we have plans to move this workflow over to GitHub issues? In other
words, how long are we planning to continue to work with dual systems?

> ### RoundTable
> * [Sunil] Do we support cento8 and gluster?
>     * [sankarshan] Please highlight the concerns on the mailing list. The developers who do the manual testing can review and provide their assessment on where the project stands
>     * We do have packages, how are we testing it?
> * [Sunil] Centos8 regression is having issues and are not being used for regression testing.
> * [Hari] For packages, Shwetha and Sheetal are manually testing the bits with centos8. Basics works fine. But this testing isn't enough
> * send out a mail to sort this out

I am guessing that this was on Sunil to send out the note to the list.
Will be looking forward to that.

> * [Amar] Kadalu 0.7 release based on GlusterFS 7.5 has been recently released (Release Blog: https://kadalu.io/blog/kadalu-storage-0.7)
>     * [Rinku] How to test
>         * [Aravinda] https://kadalu.io/docs/k8s-storage/latest/quick-start

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