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Re: [Cluster-devel] Re: gfs2-utils: master - gfs_controld: Remove three unused functions



Hi,

On Fri, 2009-10-16 at 10:59 -0500, David Teigland wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 03:56:05PM +0100, Steven Whitehouse wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Wed, 2009-10-14 at 12:53 -0500, David Teigland wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 02:55:04PM +0000, Steven Whitehouse wrote:
> > > > gfs_controld: Remove three unused functions
> > > > 
> > > > These functions are not called from anywhere and appear
> > > > to be left over from earlier times.
> > > 
> > > They were just added, but in translating the dlm_controld patch to
> > > gfs_controld I missed the bits that called them (both in
> > > cluster.git/STABLE3 and gfs2-utils.git)  I'll reapply this bit with the
> > > bits that are missing.
> > > 
> > > Dave
> > > 
> > 
> > I'm not sure I understand the purpose of this code. Is there more to
> > come yet?
> > 
> > The function find_mg_id() still seems to be unused. So far as I can
> > figure out the purpose of the new code seems to be to maintain two
> > timestamps: cluster_add_time whose sole purpose seems to be to check
> > against cg->create_time but I'm not quite sure why, and
> > cluster_remove_time which seems to not do anything at all at the moment.
> > 
> > I can't get any clues from dlm_controld because cluster_remove_time
> > seems to be unused there as well,
> 
> Right, cluster_add_time is used, but cluster_remove_time isn't, although
> it can be very useful to know for debugging.
> 
> Dave
> 
Yes, but used for what exactly? What is the purpose of this bit of code?

Steve.



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