GFAL 2

GFAL2

GFAL (Grid File Access Library ) is a C library providing an abstraction layer of the grid storage system complexity.

gfal2-util

Description

GFAL 2 utils are a group of command line tools for file manipulations with any protocol managed by gfal2

Installation

yum install gfal2-util gfal2-all

List of command line tools

gfal-cat Concatenate a list of files into the standard output.

gfal-chmod Change permissions for a file or directory.

gfal-copy Copy files from source to destination(s).

gfal2 2.13.3

Bug

  • [DMC-895] - Recursive directory creation: EEXIST shouldn't cause a failure
  • [DMC-901] - Xrootd succeeds to copy even if one of the storages does not support checksums
  • [DMC-909] - SRM Plugin: When BDII is disabled, SRM endpoint is built incorrectly
  • [DMC-910] - Leaks in BDII bindings and GridFTP plugin

Known Issues

[DMC-853] GridFTP session reuse + PUT / GET through the same connection hangs

Situation:

  • GridFTP session reuse is enabled
  • The remote endpoint supports the GETPUT extension

Symptoms:

  • When uploading and then downloading a file through the same connection, the download process freezes, potentially causing a timeout.

Cause:

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