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Fedora 8 Update: e2fsprogs-1.40.4-1.fc8

Fedora Update Notification
2008-02-15 21:21:08

Name        : e2fsprogs
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.40.4
Release     : 1.fc8
URL         : http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : Utilities for managing the second and third extended (ext2/ext3) filesystems
Description :
The e2fsprogs package contains a number of utilities for creating,
checking, modifying, and correcting any inconsistencies in second
and third extended (ext2/ext3) filesystems. E2fsprogs contains
e2fsck (used to repair filesystem inconsistencies after an unclean
shutdown), mke2fs (used to initialize a partition to contain an
empty ext2 filesystem), debugfs (used to examine the internal
structure of a filesystem, to manually repair a corrupted
filesystem, or to create test cases for e2fsck), tune2fs (used to
modify filesystem parameters), and most of the other core ext2fs
filesystem utilities.

You should install the e2fsprogs package if you need to manage the
performance of an ext2 and/or ext3 filesystem.


* Thu Jan 31 2008 Eric Sandeen <esandeen redhat com> 1.40.4-1
- New upstream version, drop several now-upstream patches.
- New uuidd subpackage
- Build e2fsck as a dynamically linked binary, and clobber e2fsck.static
- Fix uidd manpage default paths.
- Ignore some primary/backup superblock flag differences (#428893)
- Make (more) file timestamps match those in tarball for multilib tidiness 
- Fix e2fsprogs-libs summary (shared libs not static)
* Tue Jan  1 2008 Eric Sandeen <esandeen redhat com> 1.40.2-15
- Drop resize_inode removal patch from tune2fs; ostensibly was
  for old kernels which could not mount, but seems to be fine.
- Drop pottcdate removal patch, and don't rebuild .po files,
  causes multilib problems and we generally shouldn't rebuild.
- Drop multilib patch; wrapper header should take care of this now.
- Drop ->open rename, Fedora seems ok with this now.
* Tue Dec 11 2007 Eric Sandeen <esandeen redhat com> 1.40.2-14
- Fix integer overflows (#414591 / CVE-2007-5497)
* Tue Dec  4 2007 Stepan Kasal <skasal redhat com> 1.40.2-13
- The -devel package now requires device-mapper-devel, to match
  the dependency in blkid.pc (#410791)
* Tue Nov 27 2007 Eric Sandeen <esandeen redhat com> 1.40.2-11
- Use upstream patch for blkid fat detection, avoids div-by-zero
  when encountering some BSD partitions (#398281)

  [ 1 ] Bug #400321 - blkid does not scan raw block device
  [ 2 ] Bug #430983 - gssapi bogotifies kerberos (and other?) error messages on 64-bit arches

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update e2fsprogs' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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