[OpenAFS] additional OpenAFS 1.6.9 binaries available

Stephan Wiesand stephan.wiesand@desy.de
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:32:56 +0200

On Jun 18, 2014, at 20:07 , Jonathan Billings wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 1:52 PM, Stephan Wiesand =
> wrote:
>> Note that there are no RHEL7 binaries. The release team feels that we
>> should
>> not continue to provide packages using the old transarc paths for new =
>> platforms, and that we should leave packaging for those to downstream
>> projects
>> rather than creating FHS compliant packages ourselves. This would =
mean that
>> we'd no longer provide any binaries for RHEL7+ and Fedora 21+.
> Do we want to continue development of the RPM spec file in the OpenAFS =
> tree?  Split off a RHEL7/Fedora version?

Interesting question. My personal opinion is that if we do it at all, =
we should forge a new spec for RHEL 7+ and Fedora 21+ which does away =
all the legacy. And that it would bitrot quickly unless we actually use =
And that maintaining the spec is the bigger problem than providing the

Thus, probably: "No."

Stephan Wiesand
Platanenenallee 6
15738 Zeuthen, Germany