[OpenAFS] Distro vs. @sys. Round 1: FIGHT!

Jeff Blaine jblaine@kickflop.net
Thu, 23 Aug 2012 10:02:47 -0400

RHEL 5 vs. RHEL 6

Both have the same @sys currently.

Due to drastic differences in OS libraries present, those (like us),
who use @sys in PATH, get bitten. That is, our build of AppX for
'amd64_linux26' that was built on RHEL 5 will not work on RHEL 6,
and we need to support both.

We had trouble with this once in the past. We solved it by
forcing the newer machines to set a custom sysname in afs.rc (like

Any other options, or is the standard thing everyone does?