[OpenAFS-announce] First OpenAFS 1.6.10 release candidate available
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:02:18 +0200
The OpenAFS 1.6 Release Team announces that the first 1.6.10 release =
1.6.10pre1 has been tagged in the OpenAFS source repository, available =
as tag: openafs-stable-1_6_10pre1 .
Source files and available binaries can be accessed via the web at:
or via AFS at:
Binaries are available for Fedora 19/20 and RHEL 5/6 thanks to Stephen =
For other platforms, they will be uploaded as they become available.
Besides many other fixes and enhancements, this release candidate =
* volscan(8), a swiss army knife utility for gathering information =
volume content efficiently on the fileserver hosting it, was added.
* The client now reports just under 2 TiB free space in /afs. =
it reported 9 GiB on most platforms, which could cause problems with
software checking for sufficient free space before attempting to =
files larger than that.
* Client support for Linux kernels up to at least 3.16
* Support for FreeBSD 9.3 and 10.1
For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.6.10, please =
There is a known issue with out-of-tree builds. This is being worked on =
and the final solution will be included in the 1.6.10 release.
Please assist us by deploying this prerelease and providing positive or
negative feedback. Bug reports should be filed to =
Reports of success should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org .
1.6 releases are no longer targeting MS Windows.
Stephan Wiesand, 1.6 Branch Release Manager
for the OpenAFS Release Team