[OpenAFS-announce] First OpenAFS 1.6.21 release candidate available

Stephan Wiesand openafs-info@openafs.org
Thu, 8 Jun 2017 21:40:58 +0200

The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce that the first 1.6.21
release candidate, 1.6.21pre1, 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/1.6.21pre1/
  UNC: \\afs\grand.central.org\software\openafs\candidate\1.6.21pre1\

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

This prerelase brings a variety of bug fixes as well as performance and
documentation improvements, reduced memory consumption on Linux clients
and support for the next Linux mainline kernel.

For the full list of user visible changes foreseen for 1.6.21, 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