[OpenAFS-announce] First OpenAFS 1.6.3 release candidate available

Stephan Wiesand openafs-info@openafs.org
Fri, 17 May 2013 19:29:27 +0200

The OpenAFS 1.6 Release Team announces that the first release candidate
1.6.3pre2 (pre1 was almost ready, but then we accepted a late fix) has
been tagged in the OpenAFS source repository, available at:


as tag: openafs-stable-1_6_3pre2 .

Source files can be accessed via the web at:


or via AFS at:

     UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.6.3pre2/
     UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.6.3pre2\

No binaries are available yet, but they'll be uploaded as they're built
in the next days.

Among many fixes and enhancements, this release candidate includes
support for Linux kernels up to 3.9.

Please assist us by deploying this release 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, 1.6 Branch Release Manager
for the OpenAFS Release Team