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[alpine-aports] Re: [PATCH 0/3] DRBD cluster suite update

From: Roland Kammerer <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2016 12:02:05 +0100

On Tue, Dec 29, 2015 at 04:07:33PM +0100, Roland Kammerer wrote:
> Hi Alpine developers,
> I'm one of the DRBD developers and I came across Apline Linux because I need a
> lot of lightweight VMs for DRBD cluster/kernel development.
> What I did:
> - Update drbd-utils to the latest version. They nowadays compile fine without
> a patch for musl libc. AFAIR we got a patch for that which I merged somewhere
> around 8.9.4.
> - Add a drbd9 kernel module. Is directly build-depending on linux-grsec-dev
> okay? Or is there a concept of meta-packages like "linux-dev"?
> - Add a python program for managing multi-node DRBD9 clusters. While it is a
> client/server application, it does not contain an init-script by intention.
> The server should get DBus activated. DBus is also a dependency of that
> package, but is there a way to start/add the DBus service at install time? Is
> this even desired? For now, the user has to start/rc-update dbus manually. Is
> that okay?
> I tested the combination of the three packages in simple 2 node cluster setup
> (separated VM from my build machine) and it worked as expected.
> Besides that, I already merged back some of the patches currently required to
> our internal repo (e.g., busybox mv patches), so we can get rid of them in the
> next release. This is currently only in our internal repo and not visible in
> the public git repos.
> Regards, rck
> Roland Kammerer (3):
> main/drbd-utils: upgrade to 8.9.5
> testing/drbd9: new aport
> testing/py-drbdmanage: new aport


it is now a week that passed and I wanted to ask if there is any
progress or feedback on what needs to be done?

Regards, rck

Received on Tue Jan 05 2016 - 12:02:05 GMT