[ClusterLabs Developers] Proposed future feature: multiple notification scripts

Dejan Muhamedagic dejanmm at fastmail.fm
Mon Dec 7 05:07:26 EST 2015


On Thu, Dec 03, 2015 at 11:29:24AM -0600, Ken Gaillot wrote:
> On 12/02/2015 05:26 PM, Andrew Beekhof wrote:
> > 
> >> On 3 Dec 2015, at 10:23 AM, Ken Gaillot <kgaillot at redhat.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> For backward compatibility, the (brand new!) notification-agent and
> >> notification-recipient cluster properties would be kept as deprecated
> >> shortcuts for a single notify script and recipient.
> > 
> > Actually, that didn't make it into an upstream release.
> > So we could just pretend it never happened :)
> > 
> > Sure its in RHEL but we haven’t advertised it yet and it can be our problem to do backwards compatibility for - no need to inflict that on upstream.
> OK, we'll leave notifications as an undocumented/unsupported technology
> preview in 1.1.14, with significant interface changes expected in a
> later version. Users can play with it if they want, but with the
> understanding that their configs/scripts will need changes to work with
> future versions.

It is overly optimistic to expect this. We have a problem people
reading any documentation at all, let alone whether a certain
thing is technology preview. I'd be wary of adding new features
in a released version for which interface is going to change.



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