Heads up: e2fsprogs-1.42-WIP-0702 pushed to rawhide

Eric Sandeen sandeen at redhat.com
Mon Sep 26 19:51:33 UTC 2011

On 8/9/11 8:15 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> ... now, finally, with more 64-bit-ness!
> From Ted:
>> I've made the first WIP release of e2fsprogs 1.42.  The primary purpose
>> is for people to test the 64-bit functionality and be confident that we
>> didn't introduce any 32-bit regressions.
> So in theory you can at least mfks & mount a 16T fs and beyond, if you'd
> like to test that.
> There was also enough surgery that testing it against older, smaller
> filesystems is welcomed too.
> Thanks,
> -Eric

Another little heads up - a newer snapshot is built in rawhide now.

Anyone who wants to fiddle with large ext4 filesystems, have at
it please!


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