The Netatalk development team is proud to announce the second release of the Netatalk 3.1 release series. Early adopters are encouraged to update production systems.
Netatalk is a freely-available Open Source AFP fileserver. A *NIX/*BSD system running Netatalk is capable of serving many Macintosh clients simultaneously as an AppleShare file server (AFP).
The suite contains:
- netatalk – the main server service controller
- afpd – the AFP file server daemin
- cnid_metad – the CNID database multiplexing daemon
- cnid_dbd – the CNID database daemon serving CNIDs for AFP volumes
- various supporting programs and utilities
Summary of major new features and enhancements in 3.1
- AFP Spotlight Support with Gnome Tracker: https://projects.gnome.org/tracker/
Please refer to the online manual for details about compiling Netatalk with Spotlight support and how to configure:
Please make sure to read the upgrading section in the Netatalk online manual before trying to upgrade your system from version 2:
Netatalk is a Free/Open Source Software project and is released under the GNU General Public License (GPLv2). The full license text is available at:
Changes in 3.1.2
- FIX: Option “vol dbpath” was broken in 3.1.1
- FIX: Spotlight: file modification date, bug #545
- FIX: Improve reliability of afpd child handler
- FIX: debian initscript: add 0 and 6 to Default-Stop. debian-bug#745520
- FIX: put the Solaris share reservation after our locking stuff, bug #560.
- UPD: Improve Linux quota behaviour
- FIX: xattrs on *BSD, bug #562
- NEW: afpd: support for using $u username variable in AFP volume definitions. FR#90.
- FIX: getvolbypath returns incorrect volume, bug #563
- FIX: fd leak when using appledouble = v2, bug #554
- UPD: New options that control whether dbus and Tracker are started: ‘start dbus’ and ‘start tracker’, both default to yes, FR#91
- UPD: Spotlight: SPARQL query optimisations