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Re: e2fsprogs 1.42.4 uploaded


adding debian-boot@, people there might be interested.


Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> (12/06/2012):
> Since the freeze is supposed to be coming "any day now", I thought I
> would mention that I've just uploaded e2fsprogs 1.42.4-1 to unstable.
> This has a number of bug fixes that I would really like to get into the
> stable release, including a couple of bugs that could cause e2fsck to
> corrupt large file systems with 64-bit block numbers.  (See below for
> the complete list of fixes.)
> Since the e2fsprogs package tends to be one of the first to freeze,
> since it generates udebs used by the installer, I thought I would make a
> special mention that it would really be good if we could get 1.42.4 in
> before the freeze.
> Thanks, regards,
> 						- Ted
> e2fsprogs (1.42.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
>   * New upstream version
>   * Fix 64-bit block number bugs in e2fsck, dumpe2fs, and debugfs which
>     could corrupt file systems
>   * Fixed e2fsck's handling of how errors propagate from the journal to
>     the file system superblock
>   * Fixed a false positive complaint from e2fsck if all of the extents
>     in the last extent block are uninitialized and located after the
>     end of the file.
>   * dumpe2fs will display the journal's error indicator in the
>     superblock if it is set
>   * Fixed a  bug which caused e2fsck to incorrectly use O_EXCLUSIVE in
>     some corner cases.
>   * Fix truncation of extent-mapped inodes in e2fsck and libext2fs
>   * Fixed i_blocks accounting in bigalloc file systems.
>   * Add support for btrfs's No_COW flag to lsattr and chattr
>   * Debugfs interprets the date strings of the form "@ddd" as ddd
>     seconds after the epoch
>   * Updated/fixed various man pages  (Closes: #674453, #674694)
>  -- Theodore Y. Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>  Tue, 12 Jun 2012 18:20:55 -0400
> e2fsprogs (1.42.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
>   * New upstream version
>   * Fix bugs on 32-bit systems which could corrupt > 16TB file systems
>   * Quiet complaints in e2fsck when the total free blocks or inodes are
>     incorrect in the superblock after an system crash, since we don't
>     update nor depend on the superblock summaries at each commit boundary
>   * Fixed support for (hidden) quota files built into ext4; in
>     particular, don't rewrite the quota inode unless the quotas are
>     inconsistent
>   * Optimized reading and writing bitmaps if direct I/O was enabled
>   * Update Czech, Dutch, French, German, Polish, Sweedish, and
>     Vietnamese translations
>   * Fixed incorrect indentation in tune2fs man page
>   * Update debian policy compliance to 3.9.3
>  -- Theodore Y. Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>  Mon, 14 May 2012 14:43:09 -0400

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