[OpenAFS] dbservers version

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@mit.edu
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 10:40:11 -0600

On Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 04:26:52PM +0100, Jean-Marc Choulet wrote:
> Hello,
> At work, we have only one dbserver in version 1.6.1 (Debian 6). We want 
> to add another dbserver but in a different version : v1.6.9 (Debian 8). 
> Is it possible without upgrade the first dbserver ?

Yes, the database format is unchanged within the major release, so
they remain compatible at runtime.  (I am not sure I would say it is "safe"
to run them, though, as the Debian 6 version is rather old and has several
unpatched bugs that can cause problems in various situations...)