[OpenAFS] "vos clone" causes "vos remove" bug (listed as fixed in 1.4.5)

Mike Garrison mcgarr@umich.edu
Mon, 3 Dec 2007 19:17:36 -0500

On Dec 3, 2007, at 5:58 PM, Adam Megacz wrote:

> Hello,
> We're running OpenAFS 1.4.4 client+server.  We've been hitting what I
> believe is the "vos clone causes parent volume to be deleted" bug that
> is listed as fixed in 1.4.5.
> We have a background process that cycles through all of our important
> volumes, running a "vos shadow" on each one, continually, 24x7.
> Occasionally volumes disappear.  When this shadowing (which I believe
> involves a temporary clone, no?) is not happening, no problems arise.
> I'd like to investgate upgrading so we can go back to using "vos
> shadow".  Could somebody tell me if the fix for this in the client or
> the server?  I assume it's safe to run a mixed 1.4.4/1.4.5
> environment....


Dan Hyde (drh@umich.edu) can chime in more on this, but the change is  
a change in the server. See http://rt.central.org/rt/Ticket/Display.html?id=64268 
  for the patch.

Mike Garrison