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Re: EPEL 5 build of ntfs-3g

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 12:47:21PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> Hi spot,
> ntfs-3g is branched for EL-5, but we noticed there is no build.
> http://cvs.fedoraproject.org/viewvc/EL-5/ntfs-3g/
> Since FUSE was added to the RHEL 5.4 kernel, it is possible to build
> ntfs-3g (which is a FUSE module), indeed we have done a scratch build
> already:
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=1920739
> Do you mind if I build this in EL-5?
> Also do you mind if I backport from Rawhide?  Although there are not
> any specific features we need, we do all our libguestfs testing
> against later versions of ntfs-3g, and AIUI there should be no
> backwards compatibility issues for EPEL users (partly because it's not
> an API and partly because there is no build for EPEL users at the
> moment anyway).

Any thoughts on this?


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