[OpenAFS] Re: 1.6 prerelease client with 1.4 servers
Thu, 7 Jul 2011 15:40:38 -0400
On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 3:34 PM, Andrew Deason <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Jul 2011 15:17:27 -0400
> Aaron Knister <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Does anyone foresee any issues or know of any potential gotchas with
>> using the latest 1.6 prerelease client with 1.4 servers?
> No, but there have been several recent Rx fixes on the 1.6 branch, so
> you might be better off with the head of 1.6.x.
more are in the queue and pre7 will be released as soon as they are all pushed.
>> We discovered a deadlock issue in the AFS client on Solaris that was
>> recently patched, however the patch was to 1.6 not 1.4 and
>> back-porting the patch to 1.4 doesn't immediately appear to be
> It's not trivial, but it's also not hard and it's already been done. If
> you want the 1.4 version of that fix, get it here:
> <http://gerrit.openafs.org/4928> or
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