[zfs-discuss] New release of zfs stable on centos
nedbass at gmail.com
Thu Dec 25 19:49:48 EST 2014
On Thursday, December 25, 2014 1:20:12 AM UTC-8, Nikolay wrote:
> Hello Ned,
> I do expect Centos to let me know when they change something. They do so
> quite well: Here is the archive of their announce mailing list:
> As you can see they let me know when there are security issues and also
> they state if the issue is moderate, critical etc. If there are simply bug
> fixes they go into extensive detail on what that bug fix is.
Sigh, don't I feel pretty stupid now :) Good suggestions for improving the
release process. Merry Christmas!
> I appreciate that this is the stable release of zfs we are talking about
> but you cannot possibly hope to catch all possible bugs in your testing
> before releasing to production. There are simply far too many
> configurations possible out there, and bugs are a fact of life. If there
> was some warning about releases it would help administrators narrow things
> down more easily when things do go wrong, and it would help with their
> testing plans as well.
> On Thursday, December 25, 2014 1:11:44 AM UTC, Ned Bass wrote:
>> Do you also hope that CentOS will make a special announcement every time
>> they roll a minor release of a stable package? The whole point of a stable
>> branch is that it's, well, stable, so subscribers can safely deploy the
>> updates without much fanfare and get on with life. If you require more
>> information for your change management process, looking up the commit
>> history doesn't strike me as an unreasonable burden.
>> On Wednesday, December 24, 2014 1:15:38 PM UTC-8, Nikolay wrote:
>>> Thanks Ned,
>>> This seems a very ad hoc way of doing it. I would have hoped that a
>>> message on the zfs-announce forum should go for every release of the stable
>>> channel. That way it can be summarized just like you did and it can be
>>> better managed by people like me who use zfs in a professional context.
>>> On Wednesday, December 24, 2014 8:30:07 PM UTC, Ned Bass wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Dec 24, 2014 at 12:25:58AM -0800, Nikolay wrote:
>>>> > Hello I am using zfs on centos 7.
>>>> > There seems to have been a new stable release:
>>>> > 1.2.el7.centos
>>>> > I can't seem to find a changelog or announcement anywhere.
>>>> > How do I know what is in that release?
>>>> You can view the commit history on github:
>>>> Highlights include important fixes for a deadlock due to a damaged
>>>> and a system attribute-related corruption bug. Also some compatibility
>>>> updates for newer kernels.
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