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Re: [PATCH V2 1/7] block/rbd: bump librbd requirement to luminous releas
Daniel P . Berrangé
Re: [PATCH V2 1/7] block/rbd: bump librbd requirement to luminous release
Mon, 15 Feb 2021 11:41:01 +0000
On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 12:32:24PM +0100, Peter Lieven wrote:
> Am 15.02.21 um 11:24 schrieb Daniel P. Berrangé:
> > On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 12:25:34PM +0100, Peter Lieven wrote:
> > > even luminous (version 12.2) is unmaintained for over 3 years now.
> > > Bump the requirement to get rid of the ifdef'ry in the code.
> > We have clear rules on when we bump minimum versions, determined by
> > the OS platforms we target:
> > https://qemu.readthedocs.io/en/latest/system/build-platforms.html
> > At this time RHEL-7 is usually the oldest platform, and it
> > builds with RBD 10.2.5, so we can't bump the version to 12.2.
> > I'm afraid this patch has to be dropped.
> I have asked exactly this question before I started work on this series and
> got reply
> from Jason that he sees no problem in bumping to a release which is already
> for 3 years.
I'm afraid Jason is wrong here. It doesn't matter what the upstream
consider the support status to be. QEMU targets what the OS vendors
ship, and they still consider this to be a supported version.
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