[Gluster-Maintainers] [gluster-packaging] Release 4.0: Releasing client bits for CentOS6
Kaleb S. KEITHLEY
kkeithle at redhat.com
Wed Jan 31 14:18:16 UTC 2018
On 01/31/2018 09:13 AM, Kaleb S. KEITHLEY wrote:
> On 01/31/2018 09:02 AM, Shyam Ranganathan wrote:
>> In the gluster maintainers meeting last week, one of the topics touched
>> upon was, should we build CentOS6 client packages for 4.0?
>> The reasoning being, upgrading servers to 4.0 requires moving from
>> CentOS6 (for installations on this base OS version) to CentOS7 and then
>> moving to 4.0 bits on CentOS7.
>> The same across clients would be further tedious.
>> As a result (and based on glusterd2 not being a part of the client
>> packages), should we build and release CentOS6 client packages for 4.0
>> via the CentOS Storage SIG?
>> This does not mean we run regression tests using CentOS6 clients, like
>> we never ran using CentOS7 bits in our regressions till date.
>> Packaging team, thoughts? and what would it take to make it happen? If
>> agreed upon can it be done for RC0 itself?
> Since glusterd2 looks like it will be packaged separate from glusterfs
> we can probably continue to build and distribute glusterfs for el6 from
> the CentOS Storage SIG.
> And if EPEL has a golang compiler we should be able to do scratch builds
> of glusterd2 packages and distribute that via download.gluster.org.
scratch builds in Fedora's koji build system.
> I haven't tried any of this; it's mainly a thought experiment.
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