[Gluster-users] A very special announcement from Gluster.org

Philip flips01 at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 4 18:21:51 UTC 2012

Doesn't sound like the solution we need for a large cluster. We would like
to keep it simple and stupid. Squeeze has libssl version 0.9.8. Maybe you
can work with "Toby Corkindale" since he managed to create a deb for sq

2012/6/2 John Mark Walker <johnmark at redhat.com>

> Philip -
> Gluster.org is only nominally a Red Hat operation. If you want better
> Debian support, you need to help us do it. Also, it's common for legacy
> distributions not to have support for brand new releases. You can expect
> Squeeze to support 3.2.x, but not necessarily 3.3.x. I agree that this can
> be frustrating at times, but in those cases, it's better to compile from
> source anyway.
> I think the package maintainer for Debian is on the list - perhaps he can
> shed some light. Which version of libssl is on Squeeze?
> And finally, when you compiled libssl from source, did you install the
> source .deb so that it registered with the package database? If you
> compiled a tarball, did you specify an install directory when running
> ./configure? Compiling from source will by default place libraries into
> /usr/local/lib, and you probably need to run ldconfig before it will
> satisfy the dependency.
> -JM
> ------------------------------
> Installing libssl1.0.0 from source does not help, I am still getting the
> same error message. Come on Gluster/Redhat, its kind of ridiculous if you
> only support a unstable operating system for your stable release.
> 2012/6/2 Philip <flips01 at googlemail.com>
>> I haven't but I will give it a try! Maybe you should also reconsider the
>> way you are building the debs. Building debs for a stable software on/for a
>> unstable operating system isn't smart is it?
>> 2012/6/2 Sachidananda URS <surs at redhat.com>
>>> Hi Philip,
>>> Did you try installing libssl from source to meet the dependency?
>>> -sac
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On 02-Jun-2012, at 13:57, Philip <flips01 at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> It is still not possible to install the 3.3 deb on a stable release of
>>> debian because squeeze has no libssl1.0.0.
>>> 2012/5/31 John Mark Walker <johnmark at redhat.com>
>>>> Today, we’re announcing the next generation of GlusterFS<http://www.gluster.org/>,
>>>> version 3.3. The release has been a year in the making and marks several
>>>> firsts: the first post-acquisition release under Red Hat, our first major
>>>> act as an openly-governed project <http://www.gluster.org/roadmaps/>and
>>>> our first foray beyond NAS. We’ve also taken our first steps towards
>>>> merging big data and unstructured data storage, giving users and developers
>>>> new ways of managing their data scalability challenges.
>>>> GlusterFS is an open source, fully distributed storage solution for the
>>>> world’s ever-increasing volume of unstructured data. It is a software-only,
>>>> highly available, scale-out, centrally managed storage pool that can be
>>>> backed by POSIX filesystems that support extended attributes, such as
>>>> Ext3/4, XFS, BTRFS and many more.
>>>> This release provides many of the most commonly requested features
>>>> including proactive self-healing, quorum enforcement, and granular locking
>>>> for self-healing, as well as many additional bug fixes and enhancements.
>>>> Some of the more noteworthy features include:
>>>>    - Unified File and Object storage – Blending OpenStack’s Object
>>>>    Storage API  <http://openstack.org/projects/storage/> with
>>>>    GlusterFS provides simultaneous read and write access to data as files or
>>>>    as objects.
>>>>    - HDFS compatibility – Gives Hadoop administrators the ability to
>>>>    run MapReduce jobs on unstructured data on GlusterFS and access the data
>>>>    with well-known tools and shell scripts.
>>>>    - Proactive self-healing – GlusterFS volumes will now automatically
>>>>    restore file integrity after a replica recovers from failure.
>>>>    - Granular locking – Allows large files to be accessed even during
>>>>    self-healing, a feature that is particularly important for VM images.
>>>>    - Replication improvements – With quorum enforcement you can be
>>>>    confident that  your data has been written in at least the configured
>>>>    number of places before the file operation returns, allowing a
>>>>    user-configurable adjustment to fault tolerance vs performance.
>>>> *
>>>> *Visit http://www.gluster.org <http://gluster.org/> to download.
>>>> Packages are available for most distributions, including Fedora, Debian,
>>>> RHEL, Ubuntu and CentOS.
>>>> Get involved! Join us on #gluster on freenode, join our mailing list<http://www.gluster.org/interact/mailinglists/>,
>>>> ‘like’ our Facebook page <http://facebook.com/GlusterInc>, follow us
>>>> on Twitter <http://twitter.com/glusterorg>, or check out our LinkedIn
>>>> group <http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=99784>.
>>>> GlusterFS is an open source project sponsored by Red Hat<http://www.redhat.com/>®,
>>>> who uses it in its line of Red Hat Storage<http://www.redhat.com/storage/>
>>>>  products.
>>>> (this post published at
>>>> http://www.gluster.org/2012/05/introducing-glusterfs-3-3/ )
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