[Lustre-devel] changelog interface

Peter Braam Peter.Braam at Sun.COM
Tue Jun 24 11:56:01 PDT 2008

Makes sense.


On 6/23/08 11:52 PM, "Nathaniel Rutman" <Nathan.Rutman at Sun.COM> wrote:

> Peter, early in the changelog arch we had designed the changelog user
> API as a series of files that would show up under a special .lustre
> directory.  After the ZFS changelog investigation, I think it makes more
> sense to try and match the ZFS API so that changes to user tools are
> minimized.
> So, as "zfs diff snap1 snap2" produces a stream to stdout, I think we
> should make "lctl diff startrec [endrec]" produce a similar stream.  We
> would also need a "lctl purge endrec" to clear out old changelog records.
> Any objections?

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