[OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS 1.7.22 released for Microsoft Windows
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:35:06 -0400
OpenAFS 1.7.22 is the next a series of OpenAFS clients for the Microsoft
Windows platform that is implemented as a native file system.
Significant changes since 1.7.21:
* Improved garbage collection and reduced kernel memory usage
* Redesigned I/O processing pathway results in higher throughput
across a broad range of use cases as measured by 'iozone'.
* New Symlink implementation provides improved compatibility
with applications aware of NTFS Symlinks. Symlinks can be
created and deleted using the Win32 API.
* More accurate reporting of volume state information via
* Many bugs fixed.
1.7.22 is the recommended release of OpenAFS for Microsoft Windows
users. It supports Microsoft Windows client operating systems from
Windows XP SP3 through Windows 8 and Windows Server operating
systems from 2003 SP2 through 2012. The 1.7.22 Windows client is
fully compatible with all AFS server versions.
For UNIX, Linux, and MacOS X the recommended production-ready release of
OpenAFS is 1.6.2.
Source code and binaries can be downloaded from
Please visit http://www.openafs.org/windows.html for up to date
information on the status of the OpenAFS for Windows client.
Please send reports of successful deployments to
and report problems to
for the OpenAFS Gatekeepers