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[dm-devel] Re: [ANNOUNCE] multipath-tools-0.3.1



Christophe,

I compiled and installed your new tarball.  It looks good so far on i386.
Thanks for the update!

Dave

On Mon, Oct 11, 2004 at 01:50:16PM +0200, christophe varoqui free fr wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> here goes multipath-tools-0.3.1
> 
> Early release, to fix a important i386 breakage due to regparm switch in klibc.
> Release focuses on undusting kpartx.
> ia64 and woody testers, please redo your thing : I may have got it right this
> time.
> 
> Full ChangeLog for the release :
> 
>         * [kpartx] move back to getopt, originaly removed from the
>           original partx because of lack of implementation in klibc
>         * [kpartx] don't map extended partitions
>         * [kpartx] add a -p command flag to allow admin to force a
>           delimiting string between disk name and part number. When
>           specified always use it, when unspecified use 'p' as a delim
>           when last char of disk name is a digit, NUL otherwise.
>         * [kpartx] clean up
>         * bump klibc to 0.182
>         * one step further : use klibc MCONFIG for all klibc specific
>           FLAGS definitions, ie massive Makefile.inc cleanup
>         * follow the klibc compilation rules by appending its OPTFLAGS
>           to multipath-tools' CFLAGS. This corrects the segfaults seen
>           on i386 where klibc is built with regparm=3 and tools are not
>         * [multipathd] fall back to fork when clone not available
>           like in Debian Woody
>         * [kpartx] move .start and .size from uint to ulong (Ake)
>         * briefly document system-disk-on-multipath in the FAQ file
> 
> As usual, doc and download at :
> http://christophe.varoqui.free.fr/
> 
> regards,
> --
> christophe varoqui <christophe varoqui free fr>
> 
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