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

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