[Beowulf] Lustre filesystem merged into staging tree for Linux kernel 3.11
samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Jul 10 18:58:42 PDT 2013
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For those who don't track Linux kernel development the Lustre
distributed filesystem was merged into the staging tree of the kernel
(where dubious code can be brought in and fixed up to the necessary
standards to go into the standard tree) for what will be the 3.11
Note though that it's configured as CONFIG_BROKEN at the moment as it
breaks builds on various architectures, something there's been a bit of
a commit war over with Greg K-H getting a bit frustrated:
Author: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
Date: Mon Jun 24 16:47:45 2013 -0700
Revert "Revert "Revert "staging/lustre: drop CONFIG_BROKEN dependency"""
This reverts commit ee04fd11f11fb67ff0ae482a6710f97f499c19e2.
How many times can we do this...
Not all the world is x86-64, breaking other arch builds, especially for
weeks at a time, isn't acceptable at all.
So, it's nice to get this code into the tree, just don't build it as
it's obviously not ready for "real world" systems :(
Reported-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr at canb.auug.org.au>
Cc: Peng Tao <tao.peng at emc.com>
Cc: Andreas Dilger <andreas.dilger at intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org>
Christopher Samuel Senior Systems Administrator
VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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