Coda File System

RE: New and improved.. Coda 5.3.5

From: David Graff <dgraff_at_broadvision.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2000 01:21:20 -0500
Is this the stuff that Phil Nelson has been involved in constructing?

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan Harkes [mailto:jaharkes_at_cs.cmu.edu]
> Sent: Friday, February 04, 2000 9:40 PM
> To: codalist_at_telemann.coda.cs.cmu.edu
> Cc: coda-announce_at_telemann.coda.cs.cmu.edu
> Subject: New and improved.. Coda 5.3.5
>
>
>
> A new version of Coda, 5.3.5 has been released,
>
> Binaries have been built for the usual set,
>  FreeBSD 2.2.5 and 3.1, NetBSD 1.3, Linux (RedHat-5.2)   (all i386)
>
>     ftp://ftp.coda.cs.cmu.edu/pub/coda/...
>
>
> Coda clients and servers have been build successfully on ARM, PPC, and
> SPARC processors, as well as for Solaris. For the daredevils, the second
> alpha release of the the Solaris kernel module source is available at,
>
>     ftp://ftp.coda.cs.cmu.edu/pub/coda/src/solaris-coda-0.02.tgz
>
>
> * Bugfixes that went into this version.
>
> General.
> - Lots of fixes for Solaris.
> - gethostbyname problems on FreeBSD.
> - An SFTP bug caused select to return EBADF.
> - Fixed double free of sftp packets on disk errors.
>
> Server related.
> - Bad COP2 handling lead to undetected server-server conflicts.
> - Several weak-reintegration problems fixed.
>
> Client related
> - Trickle reintegration and repair `preserve store operation' both had
>   problems with correctly shadowing files.
> - cfs rmm didn't inform the kernel that the directory was gone.
> - cfs forcereintegrate reported success even though nothing was
>   reintegrated.
> - Weak reintegration tried to resolve the wrong files.
>
> Build related.
> - Various cleanups.
>
>
> * New features
>
> - Moved default location of venus.log to /usr/coda/etc.
> - Making backups of owrite files that are about to be discarded to
>   /usr/coda/spool during venus startup/recovery.
> - Private mmapped RVM data for for norton.
> - Ported to Solaris 2.7 (i386).
>
>
> * Compatibility with previous versions
>     - network protocol:                 5.3.1+
>     - Coda clients:                     5.3.4+
>     - Coda servers, RVM/vicepa:         no changes
>                     pdb databases:      5.2.3+
>
>
> * Other released stuff
>
> LWP is at version 1.3. As this release only has build related fixes it is
> a source-only release. The libraries are still identical to the
> version 1.1
> released binaries that are available on the Coda ftp site.
>
> Solaris-coda kernel code version 0.02. Should now work on Solaris 2.6
> and Solaris 2.7, on both sparc and i386.
>
>
> * Notes
>
> The LWP library is now built and released independently. It can also be
> built as a shared library on i386-based platforms which decreases the
> total size of the Coda binaries a bit.
>
> When installing the precompiled binaries, you need at least the
> prepackaged
> lwp-1.1 shared libraries. e.g. lwp-1.1-1.i386.rpm on RH Linux.
>
> In order to compile the Coda sources either install lwp-dev-1.1, or build
> (and install) lwp from source.
>
> LWP can be found on the Coda ftp site in the same locations as the Coda
> binaries and sources.
>     ftp://ftp.coda.cs.cmu.edu/pub/coda/[netbsd-x.x|freebsd-x.x|linux|src]/
>


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