[linux-lvm] Which lvm2 code branches are important?

Marian Csontos mcsontos at redhat.com
Wed Jul 10 12:47:57 UTC 2019

On 7/10/19 8:42 AM, Gang He wrote:
> Hello List,
> After you clone the code from git://sourceware.org/git/lvm2.git, you can find lots of remote code branches.
> But which code branches are important for the third party users/ developer? That means we should monitor these code branches.
> For example,
> Which code branches are main (or long-active) code branches?
> Which code branches are used for which lvm2 products (big versions)?

master - 2.03 branch, new features land here,
stable-2.02 - legacy 2.02 branch, bug fixes mostly.

> What are the main differences between different lvm2 products? E.g. some features are added/removed.

2.03 vs 2.03:

- dropped lvmetad and clvmd,
- added handling of writecache and VDO targets.

> Thanks a lot.
> Gang
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