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. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans. - John Lennon
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