[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.8.9 beta2 available

Stephan Wiesand stephan.wiesand@desy.de
Fri, 9 Dec 2022 21:39:09 +0100

The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce that the prerelease
1.8.9pre2 is now available.

Source files and available binaries can be accessed via the web at:


or via AFS at:

  UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.8.9pre2/
  UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.8.9pre2\

This prerelease brings brings performance and reliablity improvements, =
diagnostics, support for the latest Linux mainline kernel (currently =
and recent FreeBSD releases as well as a number of bug fixes.

For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.8.9, please see


Please assist us by deploying this prerelease and providing positive or
negative feedback. Bug reports should be filed to =
Reports of success should be sent to openafs-info@openafs.org.

Stephan Wiesand, OpenAFS Release Manager
on behalf of the OpenAFS Release Team