[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS 1.8.6 beta 2 available

Michael La lass@mail.upb.de
Wed, 20 May 2020 20:42:00 +0200


I always forget which variant of my email address is registered here.
My first mail was filtered out, so I'm quoting myself here:

-------- Weitergeleitete Nachricht --------
Von: Michael Laß <lass@mail.uni-paderborn.de>
An: openafs-info@openafs.org
Betreff: Re: [OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS 1.8.6 beta 2 available
Datum: Tue, 19 May 2020 21:21:49 +0200

> Hi,
> 
> users on Arch Linux already have been running this git revision for the
> last couple of weeks and so far I have not heard of any issues. So I
> think the release is in good shape for Linux 5.6.
> 
> One thing I noticed though is that this version currently does not
> compile using GCC 10. On master there is a fix [1], however this needs
> some modifications to work on 1.8.x because the xstat code is a bit
> different. There is also a gentoo bug report about this [2]. Not sure
> if this is something to be solved before 1.8.6 final or afterwards. For
> now, one can work around it by compiling with -fcommon [3].
> 
> Cheers,
> Michael
> 
> [1] https://gerrit.openafs.org/#/c/14106/
> [2] https://bugs.gentoo.org/706738
> [3] https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/tree/0001-Temporary-fix-for-compilation-with-GCC-10.patch?h=openafs&id=6ffc7d6ad766197be8c759c412932a99f2182fbc
> 
> 
> Am Freitag, den 15.05.2020, 17:24 +0200 schrieb Stephan Wiesand:
> > The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce that the prerelease
> > 1.8.6pre2 is now available. Note 1.8.6pre1 exists but wasn't announced.
> > 
> > Source files and available binaries can be accessed via the web at:
> > 
> >  http://dl.openafs.org/dl/candidate/1.8.6pre2/
> > 
> > or via AFS at:
> > 
> >  UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.8.6pre2/
> >  UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.8.6pre2\
> > 
> > This prerelase brings performance improvements, improved diagnostics,
> > support for the latest Linux mainline kernel (currently 5.6) and
> > macOS 10.15 "Catalina", and a number of bug fixes.
> > 
> > Note that aklog and klog.krb5 will now require the -insecure_des
> > switch in order to work with the weak and deprecated single-DES
> > encryption types.
> > 
> > This prerelease is known not to build on some recent 32-bit Linux
> > distributions, in particular openSUSE Tumbleweed. This will be fixed
> > in the final release.
> > 
> > 
> > For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.8.6, please see
> > 
> >  http://dl.openafs.org/dl/candidate/1.8.6pre2/RELNOTES-1.8.6pre2
> > 
> > 
> > Please assist us by deploying this prerelease and providing positive or
> > negative feedback. Bug reports should be filed to openafs-bugs@openafs.org.
> > Reports of success should be sent to openafs-info@openafs.org.
> > 
> > Stephan Wiesand, OpenAFS Release Manager
> > on behalf of the OpenAFS Release Team