[OpenAFS] Evaluating OpenAFS

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Tue, 17 May 2011 14:56:54 -0700

Hugo Monteiro <hugo.monteiro@fct.unl.pt> writes:
> On 05/17/2011 08:49 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Stephan Wiesand<stephan.wiesand@desy.de>  writes:

>>> Ok, I concur.  Could someone confirm that this bug is not present in
>>> 1.6.0preX where X < 5 ?

>> That's correct.  It was introduced in pre5.

> Hrm.. just to make sure i'm not about to open a can of worms.. That bug
> is a server side bug, correct? I'm asking because we are about to deploy
> openafs client > pre5, while using 1.4.12 server shipped with debian
> squeeze.

No, it's a client bug.  You don't want to use pre5 on Linux as a client,
since it can't correctly retrieve files larger than your chunk size.  The
current 1.6 branch in the Git repository is fine, I believe, as is pre5
with the patch mentioned earlier, or the current Debian unstable packages.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>