On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 06:46:17PM +0200, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-10-17 at 12:44 -0400, John Morrissey wrote:
> > [tl;dr: if a DD is interested in actively sponsoring uploads, I'll look
> >  into packaging this]
> > 
> > Greetings Lustre packaging maintainers,
> > 
> > I'm doing some large-scale bioinformatics work on Lustre filesystems, so it
> > would be really nice to have the Lustre userland utilities.
> > 
> > Even with Lustre support in mainline Linux, you still need the userland
> > utilities to mount the filesystem, let alone interact with the Lustre
> > internals in a meaningful way for troubleshooting and management.
> > 
> > Looks like Ben asked about this a couple months ago:
> > 
> >   
> > http://lists.alioth.debian.org/pipermail/pkg-lustre-maintainers/2014-August/000435.html
> > 
> > I can probably get my client to sponsor this work, but I've experienced a
> > number of cases in the past where getting someone's attention for a
> > sponsored upload to Debian, even with great looking, lintian-clean, bug free
> > packaging, has been difficult or impossible. I realize that wasn't your
> > problem, but I hope you can understand that I don't want to go to the effort
> > of this client pitch and the resulting packaging work if the result won't
> > end up in Debian.
> 
> Bastian Blank (cc'd) is now working on this.

Rad. Thanks, Ben.

Bastian, I'm happy to help, so please let me know if there's anything I can
do.

-john

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