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Re: [Linux-cluster] Interfacing csnap to cluster stack



On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 12:34 -0700, Daniel McNeil wrote:

> These ioctls are ugly.  Shouldn't there be a library interface for
> getting this info?  We all agreed there should be an API for
> membership and quorum.  There should be an API for both the
> kernel and user-land.  csnap should NOT use ioctls.

Fortunately, those "ioctls" aren't part of the csnap code; they're part
of plugin code used by magma to talk to CMAN.

The plugins implement libmagma's actual communication with different
cluster infrastructures, which is [ugly] ioctls in the case of CMAN and
libgulm's API in the case of GuLM.

-- Lon


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