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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] Rename prio callout program mpath_prio_netapp to mpath_prio_ontap


On Thursday 04 October 2007, Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 02:55:19PM +0530, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> > Attached are 2 patches to rename the callout program from
> > mpath_prio_netapp to mpath_prio_ontap.
> We're unable to take such a patch into RHEL directly because it is removing
> a program that was there before and that breaks backwards compatibility,
> but how about maintaining a symlink from the old location?

We've been shipping the mpath_prio_ontap callout program for more than a year 
with our software kit (which is supposed to be installed on top of our 
supported Linux operating systems). So customers who'd have followed our 
setup guides should not be hit by any compatibility issues.

We're looking forward to using "mpath_prio_ontap" as the name because it is 
more generic and serves our additional needs.

For RHEL5/4 series, is it okay to have "mpath_prio_netapp" as a link pointing 
to "mpath_prio_ontap" ?

As for RHEL6 and ahead, we could just remove "mpath_prio_netapp".


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