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Subject[PATCH 20/20] Re: [2.6-BK-URL] NTFS 2.1.17 release
This is patch 20/20 in the series.  It contains the following ChangeSet:

<aia21@cantab.net> (04/08/18 1.1826)
NTFS: 2.1.17 - Fix bugs in mount time error code paths.

Signed-off-by: Anton Altaparmakov <aia21@cantab.net>

Best regards,

Anton
--
Anton Altaparmakov <aia21 at cam.ac.uk> (replace at with @)
Unix Support, Computing Service, University of Cambridge, CB2 3QH, UK
Linux NTFS maintainer / IRC: #ntfs on irc.freenode.net
WWW: http://linux-ntfs.sf.net/, http://www-stu.christs.cam.ac.uk/~aia21/

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diff -Nru a/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt 2004-08-18 20:50:51 +01:00
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt 2004-08-18 20:50:51 +01:00
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@
support.

For fault tolerance and raid support (i.e. volume and stripe sets), you can
-use the kernel's Software RAID / MD driver. See section "Using Software RAID
+use the kernel's Software RAID / MD driver. See section "Using Software RAID
with NTFS" for details.


@@ -64,14 +64,18 @@
time find . -type f -exec md5sum "{}" \;
run three times in sequence with each driver (after a reboot) on a 1.4GiB
NTFS partition, showed the new driver to be 20% faster in total time elapsed
- (from 9:43 minutes on average down to 7:53). The time spent in user space
+ (from 9:43 minutes on average down to 7:53). The time spent in user space
was unchanged but the time spent in the kernel was decreased by a factor of
2.5 (from 85 CPU seconds down to 33).
-- The driver does not support short file names in general. For backwards
+- The driver does not support short file names in general. For backwards
compatibility, we implement access to files using their short file names if
- they exist. The driver will not create short file names however, and a rename
- will discard any existing short file name.
+ they exist. The driver will not create short file names however, and a
+ rename will discard any existing short file name.
- The new driver supports exporting of mounted NTFS volumes via NFS.
+- The new driver supports async io (aio).
+- The new driver supports fsync(2), fdatasync(2), and msync(2).
+- The new driver supports readv(2) and writev(2).
+- The new driver supports access time updates (including mtime and ctime).


Supported mount options
@@ -273,6 +277,8 @@

Note, a technical ChangeLog aimed at kernel hackers is in fs/ntfs/ChangeLog.

+2.1.17:
+ - Fix bugs in mount time error code paths.
2.1.16:
- Implement access time updates (including mtime and ctime).
- Implement fsync(2), fdatasync(2), and msync(2) system calls.
diff -Nru a/fs/ntfs/ChangeLog b/fs/ntfs/ChangeLog
--- a/fs/ntfs/ChangeLog 2004-08-18 20:50:51 +01:00
+++ b/fs/ntfs/ChangeLog 2004-08-18 20:50:51 +01:00
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@
- Enable the code for setting the NT4 compatibility flag when we start
making NTFS 1.2 specific modifications.

-2.1.17 - WIP.
+2.1.17 - Fix bugs in mount time error code paths and other updates.

- Implement bitmap modification code (fs/ntfs/bitmap.[hc]). This
includes functions to set/clear a single bit or a run of bits.
diff -Nru a/fs/ntfs/Makefile b/fs/ntfs/Makefile
--- a/fs/ntfs/Makefile 2004-08-18 20:50:51 +01:00
+++ b/fs/ntfs/Makefile 2004-08-18 20:50:51 +01:00
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
index.o inode.o mft.o mst.o namei.o super.o sysctl.o unistr.o \
upcase.o

-EXTRA_CFLAGS = -DNTFS_VERSION=\"2.1.17-WIP\"
+EXTRA_CFLAGS = -DNTFS_VERSION=\"2.1.17\"

ifeq ($(CONFIG_NTFS_DEBUG),y)
EXTRA_CFLAGS += -DDEBUG
-
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