[Pacemaker] OCFS2 integration on distros that don't ship cman

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Fri Apr 15 10:58:31 EDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 4:51 PM, Andres Rodriguez
<andres.rodriguez at canonical.com> wrote:
> Andrew
> Thanks for the info.
>> >> Yes. This is what SLES does and will presumably continue to do.
>> >> Err, assuming the patches are still in there.
>> I just checked, they're not.
>> So if you want the non-cman version, you need to restore the pacemaker pieces.
> Just how my understanding was.
>> >
>> > Right. I asked because SLES currently builds from Cluster 3.0.x sources
>> > iirc, which do include the .pcmk variants -- question was whether it was
>> > OK to build from current versions that just have the "standard"
>> > controld. Based on your answer I assume it is.
>> It is, but you'd need cman in that case.
>> Personally I find it very disappointing that the pacemaker variant was
>> removed from the source just because Fedora no longer planned to
>> build/package it.
> Indeed. This creates a dependency on cman, when many were happy not
> having to use it.

I'd welcome a dlopen() patch that made it a soft dependency :-)
Its a very minor dependency though - cman itself is tiny and mostly
replaced by corosync.

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