[OpenAFS-announce] First OpenAFS 1.6.19 release candidate available

Stephan Wiesand openafs-info@openafs.org
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:46:50 +0200

The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce that the first 1.6.19
release candidate, 1.6.19pre1, is now available.

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


or via AFS at:

  UNIX: /afs/grand.central.org/software/openafs/candidate/1.6.19pre1/
  UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.6.19pre1\

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

Besides other bug fixes and minor improvements, this prerelease includes
fixes that prevent cases where a database write could be lost or an old
version of the database be used instead of the latest version.

For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.6.19, please see


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.

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