[OpenAFS] some older openafs-client versions have started failing

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@MIT.EDU
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 14:27:09 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 16 Jul 2016, Benjamin Kaduk wrote:

> On Fri, 15 Jul 2016, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> > Jessie machine:
> >
> > # uname -a
> > Linux eternium 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt25-2 (2016-04-08) x86_64 GNU/Linux
> >
> > # dpkg -l |grep linux-image-|grep -v dummy|grep -v meta
> > ii  linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64            3.16.7-ckt25-2   amd64        Linux 3.16 for 64-bit PCs
> (Note that dpkg -l truncates the version field if it's too long;
> dpkg-query -W gives the full version.  But this is probably enough for
> now.)
> 3.16.7-ckt25-1 pulled in the "vfs: Make sendfile(2) killable even better"
> change that triggered us to remove the use of splice in openafs.  I guess
> I should figure out how to do an upload to -backports so there's something
> usable for jessie, then.

To loop back on this, openafs should be appearing
shortly in jessie-backports.

Something for wheezy will end up being in wheezy-backports-sloppy, which
will be a bit more work to backport and require a trip through NEW.