Fedora 15 Update: ntfs-3g-2011.4.12-3.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-6794
2011-05-09 22:35:20
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Name        : ntfs-3g
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 2011.4.12
Release     : 3.fc15
URL         : http://www.ntfs-3g.org/
Summary     : Linux NTFS userspace driver
Description :
NTFS-3G is a stable, open source, GPL licensed, POSIX, read/write NTFS
driver for Linux and many other operating systems. It provides safe
handling of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows
Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 NTFS file systems. NTFS-3G can
create, remove, rename, move files, directories, hard links, and streams;
it can read and write normal and transparently compressed files, including
streams and sparse files; it can handle special files like symbolic links,
devices, and FIFOs, ACL, extended attributes; moreover it provides full
file access right and ownership support.

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Update Information:

Add versioned Obsoletes to ensure proper upgrade.
Install "extras" binaries properly. Include testdisk update built against ntfs-3g to resolve broken deps (libguest is other broken dep, but it is already in a separate update)
Update to ntfs-3g 2011.4.12. This release also merged with ntfsprogs, which is now a subpackage of ntfs-3g.

STABLE Version 2011.4.12 (April 10, 2011)

ntfs-3g: fixed possible wrong hole size when overwriting compressed data.
ntfs-3g: fixed listxattr() to environments with extended attributes.
ntfs-3g: fixed ENOSPC when making an index non-resident.
ntfs-3g: fixed partial mapping ahead of mapped runlist.
ntfs-3g: enabled forensic mounting (currently same as read-only).
ntfs-3g: expand an attribute without creating a hole.
ntfs-3g: improved appending data to a long hole.
ntfs-3g: deny direct modifications to metadata files.
ntfs-3g: option ‘acl’ to request the use of Posix ACLs.
ntfsclone: fixed reading old big-endian ntfsclone images.
ntfsclone: avoided writing beyond allocated variable.
ntfsclone: close volume and cleanup when exiting.
ntfsclone: new option not to clear the timestamps.
ntfsclone: sync created image before remounting.
ntfsclone: use a stream to produce aligned writes during image creation.
ntfsinfo: display times in UTC.
mkntfs: don’t store full bitmap and logfile in memory.
mkntfs: set a volume UUID if option -U.
mkntfs: fixed $MFT allocated size.
mkntfs: fixed allocated size of resident unnamed data.
ntfsfix: new option -n for no action.
ntfsfix: try alternate boot sector if cannot start up.
ntfsfix: check and fix the upcase table.
ntfsfix: try to fix file systems with incorrect size.
ntfsundelete: fixed a segfault.
ntfsresize: new option –info-mb-only.
ntfsresize: new option –check.

Update to ntfs-3g 2011.4.12. This release also merged with ntfsprogs, which is now a subpackage of ntfs-3g.

STABLE Version 2011.4.12 (April 10, 2011)

ntfs-3g: fixed possible wrong hole size when overwriting compressed data.
ntfs-3g: fixed listxattr() to environments with extended attributes.
ntfs-3g: fixed ENOSPC when making an index non-resident.
ntfs-3g: fixed partial mapping ahead of mapped runlist.
ntfs-3g: enabled forensic mounting (currently same as read-only).
ntfs-3g: expand an attribute without creating a hole.
ntfs-3g: improved appending data to a long hole.
ntfs-3g: deny direct modifications to metadata files.
ntfs-3g: option ‘acl’ to request the use of Posix ACLs.
ntfsclone: fixed reading old big-endian ntfsclone images.
ntfsclone: avoided writing beyond allocated variable.
ntfsclone: close volume and cleanup when exiting.
ntfsclone: new option not to clear the timestamps.
ntfsclone: sync created image before remounting.
ntfsclone: use a stream to produce aligned writes during image creation.
ntfsinfo: display times in UTC.
mkntfs: don’t store full bitmap and logfile in memory.
mkntfs: set a volume UUID if option -U.
mkntfs: fixed $MFT allocated size.
mkntfs: fixed allocated size of resident unnamed data.
ntfsfix: new option -n for no action.
ntfsfix: try alternate boot sector if cannot start up.
ntfsfix: check and fix the upcase table.
ntfsfix: try to fix file systems with incorrect size.
ntfsundelete: fixed a segfault.
ntfsresize: new option –info-mb-only.
ntfsresize: new option –check.

Install "extras" binaries properly. Include testdisk update built against ntfs-3g to resolve broken deps (libguest is other broken dep, but it is already in a separate update)
Update to ntfs-3g 2011.4.12. This release also merged with ntfsprogs, which is now a subpackage of ntfs-3g.

STABLE Version 2011.4.12 (April 10, 2011)

ntfs-3g: fixed possible wrong hole size when overwriting compressed data.
ntfs-3g: fixed listxattr() to environments with extended attributes.
ntfs-3g: fixed ENOSPC when making an index non-resident.
ntfs-3g: fixed partial mapping ahead of mapped runlist.
ntfs-3g: enabled forensic mounting (currently same as read-only).
ntfs-3g: expand an attribute without creating a hole.
ntfs-3g: improved appending data to a long hole.
ntfs-3g: deny direct modifications to metadata files.
ntfs-3g: option ‘acl’ to request the use of Posix ACLs.
ntfsclone: fixed reading old big-endian ntfsclone images.
ntfsclone: avoided writing beyond allocated variable.
ntfsclone: close volume and cleanup when exiting.
ntfsclone: new option not to clear the timestamps.
ntfsclone: sync created image before remounting.
ntfsclone: use a stream to produce aligned writes during image creation.
ntfsinfo: display times in UTC.
mkntfs: don’t store full bitmap and logfile in memory.
mkntfs: set a volume UUID if option -U.
mkntfs: fixed $MFT allocated size.
mkntfs: fixed allocated size of resident unnamed data.
ntfsfix: new option -n for no action.
ntfsfix: try alternate boot sector if cannot start up.
ntfsfix: check and fix the upcase table.
ntfsfix: try to fix file systems with incorrect size.
ntfsundelete: fixed a segfault.
ntfsresize: new option –info-mb-only.
ntfsresize: new option –check.

Update to ntfs-3g 2011.4.12. This release also merged with ntfsprogs, which is now a subpackage of ntfs-3g.

STABLE Version 2011.4.12 (April 10, 2011)

ntfs-3g: fixed possible wrong hole size when overwriting compressed data.
ntfs-3g: fixed listxattr() to environments with extended attributes.
ntfs-3g: fixed ENOSPC when making an index non-resident.
ntfs-3g: fixed partial mapping ahead of mapped runlist.
ntfs-3g: enabled forensic mounting (currently same as read-only).
ntfs-3g: expand an attribute without creating a hole.
ntfs-3g: improved appending data to a long hole.
ntfs-3g: deny direct modifications to metadata files.
ntfs-3g: option ‘acl’ to request the use of Posix ACLs.
ntfsclone: fixed reading old big-endian ntfsclone images.
ntfsclone: avoided writing beyond allocated variable.
ntfsclone: close volume and cleanup when exiting.
ntfsclone: new option not to clear the timestamps.
ntfsclone: sync created image before remounting.
ntfsclone: use a stream to produce aligned writes during image creation.
ntfsinfo: display times in UTC.
mkntfs: don’t store full bitmap and logfile in memory.
mkntfs: set a volume UUID if option -U.
mkntfs: fixed $MFT allocated size.
mkntfs: fixed allocated size of resident unnamed data.
ntfsfix: new option -n for no action.
ntfsfix: try alternate boot sector if cannot start up.
ntfsfix: check and fix the upcase table.
ntfsfix: try to fix file systems with incorrect size.
ntfsundelete: fixed a segfault.
ntfsresize: new option –info-mb-only.
ntfsresize: new option –check.

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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #702671 - ntfs-3g fails to update in EL-5 when libguestfs is present
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=702671
  [ 2 ] Bug #699357 - ntfsfsck crahses on startup
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699357
  [ 3 ] Bug #696577 - ntfs-3g-2011.4.12 is available
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=696577
  [ 4 ] Bug #695531 - ntfsprogs is deprecated
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=695531
  [ 5 ] Bug #703290 - ntfs-3g fails to update when libguestfs is present
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=703290
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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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