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E2fsprogs 1.42.5 (July 29, 2012) ================================ Fixed a bug with mke2fs where if there is only 8 inodes per block group, the calculation of the number of uninitialized inodes in the first block group would go negative. This resulted in "mke2fs -N 256 -t ext4 /tmp/foo.img 256m" trying to write so many blocks that /tmp would run out of space. (Addresses Sourceforge Bug: #3528892) Fixed a bug in how e2fsck would uniquify directory entry names. (AddressesSourceforge Bug: #3540545) Previously, e2fsck would only allow a mounted file system to be checked if it was the root file system and it was mounted read-only. Now it will allow any file system mounted read-only to be checked if the -f option is specified. This makes it easier to test how e2fsck handles checking file systems which are mounted without having to test on the root file system. Fixed a problem if e2fsck where if the root file system is mounted read-only, e2fsck would not clear an error indication in the journal superblock. Combined with a kernel bug, this would cause the e2fsck to check the file system after every single boot. The e4defrag program can now handle device symlinks, such as /dev/mapper/testvg-testlv, instead of insisting on a less human-friendly name such as /dev/dm-2. (Addresses Red Hat Bugzilla: #707209) Fixed filefrag so it will not crash with a segfault on files from a virtual file system such as /proc. (e.g., "filefrag /proc/partitions") Fixed filefrag so that it correctly reports the number of extents. (Addresses Red Hat Bugzilla: #840848) Fixed a file descriptor leak in logsave which could cause it to hang. (Addresses Debian Bug: #682592) Fixed e2fsck so that the file system is marked as containing an error if the user chooses not to fix the quota usage information. Fixed tune2fs so that it correctly removes the quota feature when the last quota inode is removed. Fix tune2fs so that after removing a quota inode, the block bitmap is updated; otherwise, e2fsck would complain after running 'tune2fs -O ^quota <dev>'. Fix tune2fs so that when converting a file system from using legacy quota files to the new quota file system feature with hidden quota files, the accounting for these files is handled correctly so that e2fsck doesn't complain. Improved e2fsck's verbose reporting statistics, and allow the more verbose reporting to be enabled via /etc/e2fsck.conf. Fixed various Debian Packaging Issues (Addresses Debian Bug #678395) Updated/fixed various man pages. (Addresses Debian Bugs: #680114) Programmer's Notes ------------------ Fixed portability problems on other operating systems (e.g., Hurd and FreeBsd) caused by the attempted inclusion of <sys/quota.h>. Make sure that shared libraries link with the shared libraries built in the build tree, instead of the system provided libraries. Previously, libraries and executables were linked with the system libraries if present, and possibly using static archives instead of shared libraries. This was also problematic since if libext2fs.so is linked with a static libcom_err.a from system, the build system would attempt to link without -lpthread. (Addresses Sourceforge Bug: #3542572)
Source: README, updated 2012-07-30