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Subject[ANNOUNCE] Journaled File System (JFS) release 1.0.22

Release 1.0.22 of JFS was made available today.

Drop 60 on September 16, 2002 (jfs-2.4-1.0.22.tar.gz
and jfsutils-1.0.22.tar.gz) includes fixes to the file
system and utilities.

There are two patches available to support ACLs, the first is
JFS extended attributes (jfs-2.4-1.0.22-xattr.patch)
the second is JFS ACLs (jfs-2.4-1.0.22-acl.patch).

Utilities changes

- add jfs_tune utility (see jfs_tune man page for details)
jfs_tune allows users to:
attach a JFS external journal to a JFS file system
set/change volume label, UUID of JFS file system and external log
view superblock information of JFS file system and external log
- add option '-J journal_device' to mkfs.jfs to create an external journal
only and optionally set its volume label (see mkfs.jfs man page)
- add option '-J device=' to mkfs.jfs to attach an existing JFS external
journal to the JFS file system that will be created
(see mkfs.jfs man page)
- fix mkfs.jfs to store 16 character volume labels properly
- code cleaup
- add extend support to JFS FSIM for EVMS

File System changes

- Use strtoul instead of strtoull
- Add write_super_lockfs & unlock_fs used for snapshot
- rework extent invalidation
- cosmetic changes to reduce the diff to the bitkeeper tree
- backport lmLogWait from 2.5
- Remove unused jfs_extendfs.h
- use buffer_heads to access the superblock
- ifdef out unused functions related to partial blocks
- sync the block device on umount or r/o remount
- remove superfluous includes

For more details about JFS, please see the patch instructions
or changelog.jfs files.

JFS for Linux

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