[lustre-devel] Lustre versioning overhaul, input requested

Christopher J. Morrone morrone2 at llnl.gov
Tue Feb 16 17:55:52 PST 2016

Hello everyone,

I am hoping to make a number of build and rpm packaging improvements
early in the Lustre 2.9 development cycle.  One of the early changes, on
which a number of later changes currently depend, is an overhaul of the
method used to version Lustre.

I would love to get some more eyes on this change and get any critiques
in soon so we can get this landed potentially a week or two from now.

You can find the main jira ticket for the lustre versioning overhaul here:


The last comment in the ticket points to the current three patches
involved in the overhaul.  The first patch is the most significant of
the three in size and scope:


Change 18107 has a fairly lengthy commit comment describing the changes.

Also take a look at the file "Documentation/versioning.txt" inside of
change 18107 to see a description of how versioning works under the new

Any feedback is welcome!  A lack of feedback will be interpreted as
acceptance. :)


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