[CTDB] Some patches

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 04:11:35 MDT 2013

2013/7/4 Martin Schwenke <martin at meltin.net>:
> Hi Sumit,
> On Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:14:41 +0200, Sumit Bose <sbose at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 08:40:20PM +1000, Martin Schwenke wrote:
>> > > > > On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:54 AM, Mathieu Parent <math.parent at gmail.com
>> > > > > > There are also patches on the Fedora side:
>> > > > > > http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/ctdb.git/tree/, please take a look.
>> > Most of the initscript patches look good, but need some work to get
>> > them to apply against the master branch.
>> Thank you for checking the patches. I would prefer if as many checks and
>> tasks as possible can be moved to 00.ctdb::init. I think this will help
>> to make supporting the two init systems much easier. Please ping me,
>> when the changes are done so that I can redo the patches.
> Amitay and I discussed this again today.  We think it would improve
> maintainability if we moved most of the current initscript into a
> separate script called, say, ctdbd_wrapper.  For starting ctdbd, the
> wrapper would build the command-line options, wait until ctdbd is ready
> and other miscellaneous things.  For stopping ctdbd, the wrapper would
> do most of what the current initscript stop code does... but perhaps a
> little tidier.  Then both the initscript and systemd could call
> ctdbd_wrapper and it would do all of the "heavy lifting".  This seems
> simpler than having an extra include file and several systemd scripts.
> This would leave the initscript and systemd configuration nice and lean.
> We could then support a configuration file such as /etc/ctdb/ctdb.conf,
> expecting configuration to be done there instead
> of /etc/sysconfig/ctdb. ctdb.conf could still be a shell script and
> could have a meaningfully named manpage.  For the forseeable future,
> ctdbd_wrapper would still load /etc/sysconfig/ctdb for backward
> compatibility.  In the long term, only the initscript (and, I guess,
> some systemd magic?) would use /etc/sysconfig/ctdb.
> Does that sound like a good idea?  If so then I'll implement it
> tomorrow...

I like it!

Mathieu Parent

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