[OpenAFS] Changes for Mosaic's AFS cell...

Christopher D. Clausen cclausen@acm.org
Thu, 6 Apr 2006 01:23:45 -0500

Jeffrey Hutzelman <jhutz@cmu.edu> wrote:
> On Wednesday, April 05, 2006 11:54:55 PM -0500 "Christopher D.
> Clausen" <cclausen@acm.org> wrote:
>> I would recomend doing server upgrades as close as possible though to
>> minimize problems that may occur.
> FUD.  Mixed-server-version cells work just fine.  There are
> situations in which you want to be careful about mixing database
> server versions, such as when the database format changes, but that
> hasn't happened in a long time (again, since before OpenAFS).  We
> expect such format changes in the future (perhaps around the 2.0.x
> timeframe), but I'd be very surprised and upset if they came in the
> middle of the 1.4.x branch, and what design work has been done in
> this area so far has paid at least some attention to backward
> compatibility.

mea culpa

I was going by old IBM docs, which apparently don't apply anymore: