Release of Amanda-2.6.1p2

2009-11-06 17:27:18
Subject: Release of Amanda-2.6.1p2
From: Jean-Louis Martineau <martineau AT zmanda DOT com>
To: amanda-announce <amanda-announce AT amanda DOT org>, amanda-users <amanda-users AT amanda DOT org>, Amanda Hackers <amanda-hackers AT amanda DOT org>
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 17:05:44 -0500

The Amanda core team is pleased to announce the release of Amanda 2.6.1p2.
It is a bug fix release.

Source tarballs are available from
Binaries for many systems will be available soon from
Documentation can be found at

Here's a list of the changes for release 2.6.1p2 (from the NEWS file):
Look at the ReleaseNotes and ChangeLog file for more details.
  • amtapetype: new -p option
  • Many bugs fixed
    • S3 device driver
    • amcheckdump
    • file not removed from holding disk
    • sendbackup compatibility with a 2.4.2 server
    • handle EROFS error from tape device
    • zfs snapshot name us the diskname
    • fix fd allocation in amandad
    • crash in amflush
Jean-Louis Martineau

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