[ClusterLabs] How much cluster-glue support is still needed in Pacemaker?

Kristoffer Grönlund kgronlund at suse.com
Fri Nov 17 04:32:45 EST 2017

Ken Gaillot <kgaillot at redhat.com> writes:

> We're starting work on Pacemaker 2.0, which will remove support for the
> heartbeat stack.
> cluster-glue was traditionally associated with heartbeat. Do current
> distributions still ship it?
> Currently, Pacemaker uses cluster-glue's stonith/stonith.h to support
> heartbeat-class stonith agents via the fence_legacy agent. If this is
> still widely used, we can keep this support.
> Pacemaker also checks for heartbeat/glue_config.h and uses certain
> configuration values there in favor of Pacemaker's own defaults (e.g.
> the value of HA_COREDIR instead of /var/lib/pacemaker/cores). Does
> anyone still use the cluster-glue configuration for such things? If
> not, I'd prefer to drop this.

Hi Ken,

We're still shipping it, but mostly only for the legacy agents which we
still use - although we aim to phase them out in favor of fence-agents.

I would say that if you can keep the fence_legacy agent intact, dropping
the rest is OK.


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// Kristoffer Grönlund
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