[OpenAFS-announce] First OpenAFS 1.6.6 release candidate available

Stephan Wiesand openafs-info@openafs.org
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:50:09 +0100

The OpenAFS 1.6 Release Team announces that the first release candidate
1.6.6pre1 has been tagged in the OpenAFS source repository, available at:


as tag: openafs-stable-1_6_6pre1 .

Source files can be accessed via the web at:


or via AFS at:

   UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.6.6pre1/
   UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.6.6pre1\

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 a
couple of new features on both the client and the server sides, such
as "fs flushall" for non Windows clients. One of these features,
"server side NAT pings", may be removed before the final 1.6.6 release
unless positive feedback is received during prerelease testing.

For the list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.6.6, please see


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 .

1.6 releases are no longer targeting MS Windows.

Stephan Wiesand, 1.6 Branch Release Manager
for the OpenAFS Release Team