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Fedora 8 Update: ntfs-3g-1.2712-1.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-6386
2008-07-15 04:39:28
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Name        : ntfs-3g
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.2712
Release     : 1.fc8
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: A corrupted size directory or a directory over tens of million files may
hang the driver. If NTFS-3G is compiled with an external FUSE library (non-
default on Linux) then FUSE CVS is needed until FUSE 2.8.0 is released.  * Fix:
Removing alternate data streams and extended attributes leaked memory.  * Fix:
Mount could fail with some mount(8) utilities (e.g. busybox one) if the
/etc/mtab file didn't exist or was on a read-only file system. This fix should
solve most of the "/bin/mount: invalid option -i" mount problems.  * Fix: The
driver always returned "I/O errors" if the standard file descriptors were closed
during mount, e.g. via some usage of udev, hotplug, etc.     For the full
details, see: http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.file-systems.ntfs-3g.devel/607
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ChangeLog:

* Sat Jul 12 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2:1.2712-1
- update to 1.2712
* Mon May  5 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2:1.2506-1.1
- missing patch
* Mon May  5 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2:1.2506-1
- update to 1.2506
* Tue Apr 22 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2:1.2412-1
- update to 1.2412
* Mon Mar 10 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2:1.2310-2
- update sources
* Mon Mar 10 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2:1.2310-1
- update to 1.2310
- make -n a noop (bz 403291)
* Tue Feb 26 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> - 2:1.2216-3
- rebuild against fixed gcc (PR35264, bugzilla 433546)
* Tue Feb 19 2008 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng fedoraproject org> - 2:1.2216-2
- Autorebuild for GCC 4.3
* Mon Feb 18 2008 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.2216-1
- update to 1.2216
* Tue Nov 20 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.1120-1
- bump to 1.1120
- default to fuse-lite (internal to ntfs-3g), but enable --with externalfuse 
  as an option
* Thu Nov  8 2007 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> 2:1.1104-1
- bump to 1.1104
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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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