[OpenAFS] Future of 1.4 release series with regards to new Linux kernels

Jeff Blaine jblaine@kickflop.net
Fri, 15 Apr 2011 14:15:10 -0400

> As you know, the release of OpenAFS 1.6.0 is imminent. Currently we
> expect to release OpenAFS with support for Linux kernels
> through 2.6.38.
> Going forward, it appears that substantial changes would be needed to
> support kernels 2.6.39 onwards. To that end, it's our expectation that
> for the
> continued stability of the 1.4 release series, that kernels beyond
> 2.6.38 would not be supported, and sites wishing to deploy newer
> kernels would
> require a 1.6 series release.
> If you have concerns on this topic, I'd like to hear from you. (reply
> to openafs-gatekeepers or openafs-info as you feel appropriate).

A list of what that means to 1.4 users (or link)
would help me comment. I know nothing of 1.6.