[OpenAFS] Windows and Mac auto-update?
Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:12:45 -0400
On Sat, 2013-10-12 at 12:51 -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> What's the current thinking (plans?) regarding auto-update functionality
> for the Windows and Mac OpenAFS client packages?
No thanks. The infrastructure from which these software packages are
distributed is operated on a volunteer basis using donated equipment,
facilities, and network service. Such an update mechanism would likely
result in a significant increase in load which we are not prepared to
Unlike major operating systems and web browsers, OpenAFS does not
release security-critical updates every few weeks.