[OpenAFS] OpenAFS and windows/unix versioning

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@MIT.EDU
Wed, 7 May 2014 10:44:21 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 7 May 2014, Dave B. wrote:

> One of our main thoughts is that the version numbers should be indicative of 
> client/server compatibility.

clients and servers communicate via the AFS-3 network protocol; new 
features (RPCs) are added to that protocol in a backwards-compatible 
manner.  The expectation is that any client version should function 
usefully against any server version; I don't see there being such 
compatibility concerns.