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Re: [Cluster-devel] [PATCH] gfs2-utils: Remove askant

Hi Andrew,

On Wed, 2009-07-01 at 14:38 +0100, Andrew Price wrote:
> Askant would be better off maintained in its own git tree. Python's
> distutils provides a sufficient build system for Python modules and
> extensions. Splitting out askant into its own tree will allow it to
> revert to using that simpler system, as well as avoiding dependencies on
> unnecessary packages. It also means one less package to maintain in
> gfs2-utils.git.
> A new public git tree for askant will be set up shortly, including the
> complete commit history which was discarded when askant was added to
> gfs2-utils.

if askant is the only contrib/ package in gfs2-utils.git, then please
drop the whole contrib stuff.

What are we going to do about STABLE3?

The major reason for us to incorporate askant was because of libgfs2 not
being a shared lib and it probably won't be for a long time...


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