[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-devel] Re: Thinking about 1.6
Wed, 16 Dec 2009 23:35:40 -0500
Quoting "Jeffrey Hutzelman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> You must think that people who run production services have nothing =20
> to do all day but buy new hardware and put new operating systems on =20
> it and migrate their services.
Oh I =3Dknow=3D this isn't the case. I get those headaches all the time.
> Also, please bear in mind that "Solaris 8/9" is not one version, and =20
> support timelines for 8 and 9 are not the same.
=09 Last ship=09 Phase 1 End Date =09Phase 2 End Date
Solaris 9 =09 10/30/09 =0910/30/11 =0910/30/14
Trusted Solaris8 10/3/08 =09 10/23/10 =0910/23/13
Solaris 8 =09 02/16/07 =093/31/09 =0903/31/12
I figure it will take at least year to get 1.6 out the door especially =20
if the major feature is DAFS support. By that time Solaris 9 will have =20
one foot in the grave when it ships.
However, it might be trivial to keep support for Solaris 9 since that =20
is when the threading model changed which I think was the original =20