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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 03/11] Stop iSCSI targets automatically logging back in after logout



On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 07:40:12PM -0500, jclift redhat com wrote:
> On 20/11/2010, at 5:45 AM, Eric Blake <eblake redhat com> wrote:
> > \s and \S are GNU-isms, and regcomp() on other platforms will reject it;
> > is this regex only used on Linux, or do we need to be portable to iscsi
> > implementations on other platforms?
> 
> As a data point, there are other iSCSI implementations on Linux too,
> some pretty widely used in some segments.  For example, people in
> the HPC arena, who generally use networking gear that's 10, 20, 40,
> or 120 Gb/s, use an implementation based upon Linux SCST.  It uses
> different commands to manage, not iscsiadm, and treats LUN 0
>  differently (from memory).

The iSCSI backend is already complicated enough without worrying
about multiple impls for Linux & the impl we use is accessible in
a wider array of Linux distros than SCST.

Daniel


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