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

On Sat, 10 May 2014 22:46:35 Ben Hutchings wrote:
> I just dislike kernel bugs being addressed by 'use
> this out-of-tree package instead'.  Some projects with both in-tree and
> out-of-tree releases seem to encourage this rather than maintaining
> their in-tree code properly.  (But I'm not saying ceph is among those;
> I'm not familiar enough with it to make a judgement.)

I share your concerns and I think there is no such risk here. Upstream don't 
do standalone module development and I had to extract module(s) sources from 
kernel tree. As far as I'm aware all Ceph modules development is done in-tree.

Just in case I commited "README.source" file with note "not suitable for 

> If that has been committed to an official repository for
> ceph then I think I can cherry-pick it for sid.  Please report a bug
> against the kernel to request this.

I'll consider this but I hope that won't be necessary if upstream make sure 
that fix is included to point release of Linux_3.14 in a timely manner.

Thank you.

 Dmitry Smirnov.

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