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Bug#747649: ITP: ceph-dkms -- Ceph FS and RBD Linux kernel drivers (DKMS version)

On Sun, 2014-05-11 at 03:59 +1000, Dmitry Smirnov wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org,ceph-maintainers@lists.ceph.com
>    Package name: ceph-dkms
>         Version: 3.14+git20140429
> Upstream Author: Sage Weil <sage@newdream.net>
>             URL: https://github.com/ceph/ceph-client
>         License: GPL-2, LGPL-2.1
>     Description: Ceph FS and RBD Linux kernel drivers (DKMS version)
>  DKMS drivers for Ceph file system and RBD devices.
>  .
>  This package provides DKMS kernel modules for Linux Kernel 3.14+.
>  .
>  Ceph is a scalable distributed storage system; RBD is a block device
>  striped across multiple distributed objects in RADOS, a reliable,
>  autonomic distributed object storage cluster developed as part of the Ceph
>  distributed storage system.
> Packaging is committed to
>     http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-ceph/ceph-dkms.git
> Shipping newer Ceph modules [libceph,ceph,rbd] in DKMS form is helpful to 
> backport new features (like support for latest tunables) and fixes as well as 
> to use recent "ceph-client" on stable Linux kernel.

Please don't do this.  If there are specific ceph features and bug fixes
that should be backported, talk to the the kernel team.


Ben Hutchings
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