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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 future
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    On Tue, 02 Dec 2003 10:53:33 PST, Mike Fedyk said:

    > You have all of that for ext3 in 2.6. The locking has been improved, there
    > is acl support, and quota has been there for a long time (even in 2.4). I'm
    > not sure about the dump, but if dump gets all allocated blocks, then you
    > should have ACLs dumped too.

    At least the 'dump' that comes with Fedora Core 1:

    dump 0.4b34 (using libext2fs 1.34 of 25-Jul-2003)

    complains: "ACLs in inode #%ld won't be dumped" (for some value of %ld)
    when dumping files that have been tagged by SELinux.

    http://dump.sourceforge.net/ disavows the existence of newer than 0.4b34.

    It hasn't been a big issue for me, as I can re-run /usr/sbin/setfiles if I
    restore. But (a) it's very noisy and liable to hide real errors and (b) any
    other not-easily-recreated use of ACLs is a problem...

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