Fedora 12 Update: ntfs-3g-2009.11.14-2.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-12-10 03:28:55

Name        : ntfs-3g
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 2009.11.14
Release     : 2.fc12
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.

Update Information:

Updated to 2009.11.14    * New: Full file ownership and permissions support. The
ownership and permissions of files are interoperable with Windows and conforms
to the POSIX rules.  * New: POSIX ACL support. The ACLs are an extension to
ownership   and permissions as defined in POSIX.  * New: Optional Windows-type
inheritance of ACLs.  * New: Full extended attributes support for all
namespaces: user, system, security and trusted.  * New: Junction points support.
The junction points and symbolic   links created by Windows are seen as symbolic
links.  * New: Access is possible to NTFS internal data like Windows style
archive bit and file attributes. They are mapped to extended attributes for
easier access.  * New: Compression write support: sequential writing to
compressed files is supported.  * New: Support copying and restoring encrypted
files without   decrypting them.  * New: Support getting and setting high-
resolution file timestamps.  * New: Support to get, set and remove DOS
filenames.  * New: Tools for managing ownership, permissions and ACLs: secaudit
checks the integrity of ownership, permissions and ACL, usermap gives help to
configure ownership.  * Fix: Improved Windows junction and symlink handling.  *
Fix: Improved ACL handling.  * Change: Performance optimizations. Frequently
used data are cached to improve speed. Space allocation for fragmented and
sparse files has been improved.  * Change: manual updates

* Fri Nov 20 2009 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 2:2009.11.14-2
- missing BuildRequires: libattr-devel
* Fri Nov 20 2009 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 2:2009.11.14-1
- update to 2009.11.14
* Fri Oct 30 2009 Tom "spot" Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> - 2:2009.10.5-0.1.RC
- bump to 2009.10.5-RC

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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