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SubjectRe: 2.4.20-rc3 ext3 fsck corruption -- tool update warning needed?
On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 07:55:48AM -0500, Theodore Ts'o wrote:

> Ah, ha. I think I know what happened.
> What version of e2fsprogs were you using? If it was 1.28, that would
> explain what you saw. There was a fencepost error that could corrupt
> directories when it was optimizing/rehashing them. This bug was fixed
> in in the next version, which was rushed out the door as a result of
> this bug. Fortunately, 1.28 didn't get adopted by any distro's as far
> as I know

Hmm. On a recently installed SuSE 8.1 machine:

% rpm -qf `which e2fsck`

(maybe the -18 contains the fix?)
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