[OpenAFS] rxk5 Mainline Issues?

Derrick Brashear shadow@gmail.com
Sat, 7 Nov 2009 10:20:56 -0500

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Marcus Watts <mdw@bruson.ifs.umich.edu> wro=

>> Marcus has also summarised the issues to the afs3-stds list, along
>> with his feelings of how desirable / achievable each feature might be:
>> http://michigan-openafs-lists.central.org/archives/afs3-standardization/=
>> tober/000512.html
>> (There are additional issues, beyond those from the hackathon, on that
>> list - in particular, many sites indiciated at the Rome Workshop that
>> a flag day transition to rxk5 would not be achievable for them)
>> S.
> I should comment a bit about timeline.
> At the hackathon, it turns out the openafs gatekeepers have a schedule
> whereby 1.6 comes out in "6 months", and nothing regarding improved
> security mechanisms can happen "to the mainline" before then. =A0So that
> schedule has nothing to do with rxk5; it's an absolute constraint.

Apparently code revision system branches were invented recently or
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with equivalent disingenuous skills to the next guy