[OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS release 1.6.18 available

Stephan Wiesand openafs-info@openafs.org
Thu, 5 May 2016 20:31:33 +0200

The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce the availability of OpenAFS
version 1.6.18 for UNIX/Linux. Source files can be accessed via the web at:


or via AFS at:


There are no binaries yet. Those will be uploaded as they become available.

Besides various bug fixes, improvements in this prerelease include:

 * Support for Linux kernel 4.4 (but not 4.5)

 * Support for the latest FreeBSD releases

 * Support for building (but not yet packaging) on the latest OS X releases

 * Linux cache managers will return unused kernel memory earlier and
   in smaller chunks, lowering memory use for vcaches and avoiding

For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.6.18, please see


Bug reports should be filed to openafs-bugs@openafs.org .

Stephan Wiesand, 1.6 Branch Release Manager,
on behalf of the OpenAFS Release Team