[openstack-dev] Scheduler proposal

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Wed Oct 14 22:37:32 UTC 2015

On 10/12/2015 07:10 PM, Monty Taylor wrote:
> On 10/12/2015 12:43 PM, Clint Byrum wrote:
>> Excerpts from Thomas Goirand's message of 2015-10-12 05:57:26 -0700:
>>> On 10/11/2015 02:53 AM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>>>> Thomas,
>>>> i am curious as well. AFAIK, cassandra works well with OpenJDK. Can you
>>>> please elaborate what you concerns are for #1?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Dims
>>> s/works well/works/
>>> Upstream doesn't test against OpenJDK, and they close bugs without
>>> fixing them when it only affects OpenJDK and it isn't grave. I know this
>>> from one of the upstream from Cassandra, who is also a Debian developer.
>>> Because of this state of things, he gave up on packaging Cassandra in
>>> Debian (and for other reasons too, like not having enough time to work
>>> on the packaging).
>>> I trust what this Debian developer told me. If I remember correctly,
>>> it's Eric Evans <eevans at debian.org> (ie, the author of the ITP at
>>> https://bugs.debian.org/585905) that I'm talking about.
>> Indeed, I once took a crack at packaging it for Debian/Ubuntu too.
>> There's a reason 'apt-cache search cassandra' returns 0 results on Debian
>> and Ubuntu.
> There is a different reason too - which is that (at least at one point
> in the past) upstream expressed frustration with the idea of distro
> packages of Cassandra because it led to people coming to them with
> complaints about the software which had been fixed in newer versions but
> which, because of distro support policies, were not present in the
> user's software version. (I can sympathize)

This is free software. We don't need to ask for permission from upstream

Thomas Goirand (zigo)

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