[OpenAFS] Re: [OpenAFS-announce] OpenAFS 1.7.18 released for Microsoft Windows - Win 8 and Server 2012

Lars Schimmer l.schimmer@cgv.tugraz.at
Wed, 07 Nov 2012 08:46:33 +0100

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On 2012-11-06 23:57, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> On 11/6/2012 2:26 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 1:32 PM, Jeffrey Altman
>> <jaltman@openafs.org> wrote:
>>> OpenAFS 1.7.18 is the next a series of OpenAFS clients for the
>>> Microsoft Windows platform that is implemented as a native file
>>> system.
>> I am not asking for it, just curious if OpenAFS will
>> (eventually) make it to the Windows App Store(*), just as there
>> is now an iOS client (branded by a certain vendor, of course :-)
> Kernel drivers cannot be shipped via the Microsoft Windows Store
> just as they cannot be shipped via the OSX Store.

Which renders a ARM-version of OpenAFS/YFS impossible, or?
Sometime I really DO love these restrictions.
Yeah, who wants to use its own hardware the way he/whe likes, we all
only want to use it as the big company tell us...

Sorry for this rant, but the question stands...

Lars Schimmer
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