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Fedora 7 Update: ntfs-3g-1.1004-1.fc7



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2007-2436
2007-10-15 21:29:21.911149
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Name        : ntfs-3g
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 1.1004
Release     : 1.fc7
URL         : http://www.ntfs-3g.org/
Summary     : Linux NTFS userspace driver
Description :
The ntfs-3g driver is an open source, GPL licensed, third generation
Linux NTFS driver. It provides full read-write access to NTFS, excluding
access to encrypted files, writing compressed files, changing file
ownership, access right.

Technically it’s based on and a major improvement to the third
generation Linux NTFS driver, ntfsmount. The improvements include
functionality, quality and performance enhancements.

ntfs-3g features are being merged to ntfsmount. In the meanwhile,
ntfs-3g is currently the only free, as in either speech or beer, NTFS
driver for Linux that supports unlimited file creation and deletion.

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Update Information:

* fix: unwritten sparse file regions could get corrupted if the end of a write wasn't aligned to cluster boundary. Sparse files are very rarely used, most typically by bittorent clients.
* fix: creation of read-only files failed.
* change: free indode calculation was CPU intensive during write activity. This could reduce write performance when using millions of files if a file manager or desktop applet regularly polled for disk space usage. Now the statfs() system call is constant time.
* change: file creation performance is improved by 40-80%.
* change: smart directory traversal is 20-200% faster for disk based and 300-600% faster for memory cache based traversals. 
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Oct  6 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.1004-1
- bump to 1.1004
* Thu Sep 20 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.913-2
- don't set /sbin/mount.ntfs-3g setuid
* Mon Sep 17 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.913-1
- bump to 1.913
* Sun Aug 26 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.826-1
- bump to 1.826
- glibc27 patch is upstreamed
* Fri Aug 24 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.810-1
- bump to 1.810
- fix license tag
- rebuild for ppc32
* Sun Jul 22 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.710-1
- bump to 1.710
- add compat symlinks
* Wed Jun 27 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.616-1
- bump to 1.616
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Updated packages:

60a38a4b74517d1a8defc43772f401c9cda70ee7 ntfs-3g-1.1004-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
5fe341c74e0708badd0eb31387f5559c05e777d0 ntfs-3g-debuginfo-1.1004-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
51a25164284d53837cf7bea28bf5d6c2b716fde8 ntfs-3g-devel-1.1004-1.fc7.ppc64.rpm
00a6888753c8de3953d2c79affc70589c5ba429c ntfs-3g-1.1004-1.fc7.i386.rpm
3d19809d62cf61aa3a485c47a1f8a97cc7a27878 ntfs-3g-devel-1.1004-1.fc7.i386.rpm
352d2ac43ae690ee8eb1876df057c17d2583135f ntfs-3g-debuginfo-1.1004-1.fc7.i386.rpm
f7d873a325b0938c1c2a674dc2d32261a883b7a1 ntfs-3g-1.1004-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
0a655e30a1d4d5cfdfe5c6d0a443126384f0ef55 ntfs-3g-debuginfo-1.1004-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
c412c9c7541bbe6393f7a4c35005b9c92f48338f ntfs-3g-devel-1.1004-1.fc7.x86_64.rpm
7a872882b31ad15f89f35ad16c53c39a4a023925 ntfs-3g-devel-1.1004-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
08cbeae735285ff83da625e9bbeac72184be21ec ntfs-3g-1.1004-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
2ec09c23d77dd2e6bafcaf5c95b742ada0a98668 ntfs-3g-debuginfo-1.1004-1.fc7.ppc.rpm
1d0a70dcd078d9a532a8522fe98806fe6171f9ae ntfs-3g-1.1004-1.fc7.src.rpm

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ntfs-3g' 
at the command line.  For more information, refer to "Managing Software
with yum", available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
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