[OpenAFS] kopenafs.h and libkopenafs question on status

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Fri, 05 Jun 2009 07:44:42 -0700

"Mike Coyne" <Mike.Coyne@PACCAR.com> writes:

> I have been working on getting globus's gatekeeper,grid-ftp,gsi-ssh etc.
> To work correctly with setting pag's an shelling gssklog. I noticed
> verifying a bug fix
> http://rt.central.org/rt/Ticket/Display.hml?id=124709   that when I
> built a current snapshot with the diff that the kopenafs libs and header
> file was bult and installed . Will this show up In the release or
> "features" versions? It appears to be maintained since abut 2006 and
> would be quit usefull it will be available .
> To refraze  the question I have calling lsetpag() after some stats on
> the /afs directory to see if its there. And hard linking In lilbsys.a
> but if the prefered  interface is  k_hasafs() and k_setpag() should I
> switch.

That's the long-term intention, but I don't think we've decided what
version of OpenAFS that library will start shipping with yet.  The goal
is to ship it as a shared library with a stable API, which avoids
various problems with trying to link to libsys.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>