[OpenAFS-announce] Second OpenAFS 1.6.6 release candidate available

Stephan Wiesand openafs-info@openafs.org
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:35:59 +0100

The OpenAFS 1.6 Release Team announces that the second release candidate
1.6.6pre2 has been tagged in the OpenAFS source repository, available at:


as tag: openafs-stable-1_6_6pre2 .

Source files can be accessed via the web at:


or via AFS at:

  UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.6.6pre2/
  UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.6.6pre2\

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

On top of 1.6.6pre1, this release candidate includes client support for 
OS X 10.9 "Mavericks", a fix for the client for RHEL 6.5 kernels avoiding
crashes with some configurations, and fixes for builds against several
other kernels including old RHEL 5 ones that were broken in pre1.

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