[OpenAFS] AFS 1.6.0 and AFS-perl module version 2.6.2

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:34:26 -0700

Simon Wilkinson <sxw@inf.ed.ac.uk> writes:
> On 19 Sep 2011, at 09:45, Staffan H=C3=A4m=C3=A4l=C3=A4 wrote:

>> I've been trying to compile the AFS perl module against openAFS 1.4.14
>> on a 64-bit CentOS 6 Linux machine, but it looks like it's not easy to
>> get it to work.

> Yes, perl-AFS doesn't really work on 64bit platforms. This is because
> its library dependencies are all a bit of a mess - it mixes PIC and
> non-PIC libraries, as well as mingling pthread and LWP code in the same
> object. It just about gets away with this on 32 bit platforms, but this
> doesn't work on 64bit, and no longer works with OpenAFS 1.6.0.

It no longer works even on 32-bit platforms as of 1.6, at least the last
time I tried.

> I've been doing some work on sorting all of this out.

Awesome!  Thank you!

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