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ec3b36c8 11/12/2013 03:23 pm Klaus Aehlig

Update future upgrade plans

Now that mandatory opcode fields are mandatory also on disk,
document that, once we use soft drains during upgrades, the disk
representation of the job queue needs to be updated by cfgupgrade
as well.

Signed-off-by: Klaus Aehlig <>...

921319f5 09/24/2013 02:16 pm Klaus Aehlig

design: replace 'gnt-upgrade' by 'gnt-cluster upgrade'

Instead of using a separate binary, add the upgrade
functionality to gnt-cluster.

Signed-off-by: Klaus Aehlig <>
Reviewed-by: Guido Trotter <>

b8e39189 09/13/2013 11:59 am Klaus Aehlig

design update: symlink structure

Update the upgrade design document according to the outcome
of the design discussion at GanetiCon 2013. There are two
changes in the design.

  • As revision upgrades are binary compatible at all levels,
    one can accept a rough upgrade, just replacing the binaries....
4c4153b5 08/27/2013 11:46 am Klaus Aehlig

Change design to install to ${PREFIX}/lib/ganeti-${VERSION}

Even though the ${PREFIX}/opt/ only came into the design in the review
process, it is not the best choice, as /opt is reserverd for manually
installed software, but Ganeti intends to be packaged. Use ${libdir}...

cf9f3b92 08/20/2013 06:44 pm Klaus Aehlig

Design document for automatised upgrades

This design document describes how upgrade and downgrades
can be made more automatic for future versions.

Signed-off-by: Klaus Aehlig <>
Reviewed-by: Michele Tartara <>