[Linux-ha-dev] uuid and e2fsprogs
gshi at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wed Oct 13 15:53:11 MDT 2004
Their APIs are different. There has been a discussion about uuid wrapper functions
in dev list around July 6. The conclusion is that e2fsprogs requirement is preferable than
wrapper functions :-). Discussion can be found here
At 10:33 PM 10/13/2004 +0100, you wrote:
>My recent work in heartbeat has been in the 1.2 area. It's been a long,
>long time since I seriously looked at HEAD, but I'm just starting to do so
>My attempts to build HEAD on Solaris are tripping up within "configure",
>because it seems to want some "uuid" things. When I look at the suggested
>sourceforge location "http://sourceforge.net/projects/e2fsprogs/", it
>appears to be the Linux "ext2" filesystem, rather than "uuid".
>I can see that "e2fsprogs" might contain "uuid", but having to grab the
>whole of Linux's "e2fsprogs" utils to get its (presumably) relatively
>small "uuid" library for a non-Linux OS feels somewhat overkill.
>Could someone who knows uuid let me know whether the "uuid" in "e2fsprogs"
>is conceptually similar to that at:
>If so, this latter feels a better-targeted thing to be using, particularly
>on non-ext2 OSes. And if this (OSSP's uuid) is heading in a good
>direction, I'm happy to investigate (albeit low priority) more deeply
>whether, and how, it might fit with heartbeat.
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