[Linux-ha-dev] uuid and e2fsprogs
gshi at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Thu Oct 14 13:30:32 MDT 2004
At 10:46 PM 10/13/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>David Lee 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.
>I think part of our code knows about this library, but that Gshi's new stuff might not. Guochun?
right, the new stuff only works with ext2 uuid.
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