[OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS 1.3.77 released

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Fri, 17 Dec 2004 11:55:22 -0500 (EST)

OpenAFS 1.3.77 is now available for download from the openafs.org web

In addition to the gzipped tarfile of source, binary distributions of
OpenAFS 1.3.77 are available for Windows XP and 2003 as both an MSI and an 
installer package.

For Windows, 1.3.77 is the currently supported stable client. The following 
paragraphs detail changes in the Windows client; Note that if you
have XP and are moving to service pack 2, you need 1.3.70 or later.

For UNIX, 1.3.77 is a milestone in the 1.4 release cycle. Starting in 1.3.70, 
platforms with pthreads support provide a volserver which like the fileserver 
and butc backup system uses pthreads. Solaris versions 8 and above, AIX, IRIX, 
OpenBSD, Darwin, MacOS and Linux clients support large (>2gb) files, and 
provided fileservers have this option enabled. HP-UX may also support large 
files, but has not yet been verified. We hope sites which can do so will make 
use of 1.3.75 on their UNIX platforms and provide feedback to help us fix any 
remaining issues before 1.4 is released.

The Windows client fixes a bug in freelance (dynamic afs root) support 
which produced incorrect entries in \\AFS\all

The UNIX client includes a number of trivial updates. This release
was focused on bugfixes for Windows.

Derrick Brashear
for the OpenAFS gatekeepers