[OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS 1.6.0 release available

Derrick Brashear openafs-info@openafs.org
Thu, 1 Sep 2011 14:00:44 -0400

The OpenAFS Gatekeepers are pleased to announce the availability of OpenAFS
version 1.6.0.  Source files and available binaries can be accessed via
the web at:


or via AFS at:


OpenAFS 1.6.0 is the first of a new series of stable releases of
OpenAFS. Among the new features included are support for the Demand
Attach fileserver, which greatly improves startup and first access
time for data. OpenAFS 1.6.0 contains many other features for all
platforms. Additional details are available in the release notes.

OpenAFS 1.6.0 also represents the first release fully supporting
MacOS Lion, and sites running the initial release should upgrade.

Bug reports should be filed to openafs-bugs@openafs.org.

Thanks are due as usual to our dedicated team of binary builders
(Chaz Chandler, Douglas Engert, Christof Hanke, Ben Kaduk, and Simon
Wilkinson) without whom the broad range of released binaries would not be

Additional binaries will be provided as possible.

Derrick J Brashear
for the OpenAFS gatekeepers