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@@ -18,9 +18,15 @@ needed by boot loadsers such as yaboot.
Support for the MMP feature can now be disabled at compile time.
-E2fsprogs 1.42.7 (January 15, 2013)
+E2fsprogs 1.42.7 (January 21, 2013)
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+Add warnings to mke2fs, resize2fs, and tune2fs that the bigalloc and
+quota features are still under development. For more information
+please see:
+ * https://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Bigalloc
+ * https://ext4.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Quota
+
Add some new options to filefrag from Lustre's patches to e2fsprogs:
* add -k option to print extents in kB-sized units (like df -k)
* add -b {blocksize} to print extents in blocksize units
@@ -34,6 +40,9 @@ creates a filesystem with a restricted number of reserved gdt blocks,
an off-line resize which grows the file system could potentially
result in file system corruption.
+Fix a resize2fs bug which could cause it to corrupt bigalloc file
+systems when doing an off-line resize.
+
Further optimize resize2fs so it doesn't use quite as much CPU when
resizing very large file systems.
@@ -101,6 +110,12 @@ on file systems whose block size is greater than 8k.
Fix e2freefrag so it works on 64-bit file systems, and so it uses much
less memory. (Addresses Google Bug: 7269948)
+Update the spd_readdir.c file in the contrib directory to include some
+additions which were made in 2008 that didn't get folded into the
+version which we checked into the e2fsprogs source tree. These
+enhancements include thread safety, support for readdir64_r(), and
+safe_getenv() support in case spd_readdir.so is used for setuid binaries.
+
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@@ -127,9 +142,13 @@ The ext2fs_extents_fix_parents() was fixed so it does not modify the
location of the extent handle if its current location is at an
interior node, rather than a leaf node of an inode's extent tree.
-Add a regression test to assure that e2fsck can correctl fix an
+Add a regression test to assure that e2fsck can correctly fix an
inconsistent interior node in an inode's extent tree.
+The ext2fs_{mark,unmark,test}_block_bitmap_range2() functions now
+correctly support bigalloc file systems which use store block usage
+information in units of clusters.
+
Fixed the help text in the configure script for --enable-quota.
The m68k-specific bitops code has been removed since they were