[OpenAFS] Status of native filesystem client for Windows?
Wed, 03 Dec 2008 18:29:01 -0500
Stephen Joyce wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Sep 2008, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
>> The only long term solution is the completion of the native file system
>> client that permits the removal of the loopback adapter and the
>> dependency on the SMB gateway server. This work is being funded and
>> should be completed by the end of the year.
>> Jeffrey Altman
>> Secure Endpoints Inc.
> I see that the end of the year is rapidly approaching. Is there any
> chance of at least a beta trickling down to us mere mortals anytime soon?
> (I've been trying to read the list every few days, but haven't noticed
> anything about this recently. If it's been discussed and I've missed it,
> feel free to tell me to RTFList again.)
Nothing has been announced. The core file system driver and cache
manager code has been written. However, the is no installer and many
of the supporting tools (afscreds, afs_config, afslogon.dll) have not
yet been re-written to work with it.