[ClusterLabs] Feedback wanted: changing "master/slave" terminology

Jehan-Guillaume de Rorthais jgdr at dalibo.com
Thu Jan 25 05:28:16 EST 2018

On Thu, 25 Jan 2018 10:03:34 +0100
Ivan Devát <idevat at redhat.com> wrote:

> > I think there's enough sentiment for "promoted"/"started" as the role
> > names, since it most directly reflects how pacemaker uses them.
> >   
> Just a question.
> The property "role" of a resource operation can have values: "Stopped", 
> "Started" and in the case of multi-state resources, "Slave" and "Master".
> What does it mean when the value is "Started"? Does it mean either 
> "Slave" or "Master" or does it mean just "Slave"?

This has been discussed on this list, not sure when...

"Started" has the exact same meaning than "Slave" (and the other way around).
If I remember correctly, a patch fixed some output about this some versions

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