[OpenAFS-announce] First OpenAFS 1.6.11 release candidate available

Stephan Wiesand openafs-info@openafs.org
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 11:03:39 +0100

The OpenAFS 1.6 Release Team announces that the first 1.6.11 release =
1.6.11pre1 has been tagged in the OpenAFS source repository, available =


as tag: openafs-stable-1_6_11pre1 .

Source files and available binaries can be accessed via the web at:


or via AFS at:

  UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.6.11pre1/
  UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.6.11pre1\

Additional binaries will be uploaded as they become available.

This release's scope is limited to relatively few client side fixes and

 * Support for recent Linux kernels, 3.17 and - likely - 3.18

 * A fix for the return of spurious "getcwd: cannot access parent =
   problems on Linux clients in the last release due to a related bug =

 * Support for OS X 10.10 "Yosemite"

 * A fix allowing aklog to succeed creating native K5 tokens even when =
   the K5 principal to a K4 one fails

For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.6.11, please =


Please assist us by deploying this prerelease 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 .

Thanks are due to Andrew Deason for providing the Solaris binaries.

1.6 releases are no longer targeting MS Windows.

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