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[ANNOUNCE] xfsprogs v3.1.1

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Subject: [ANNOUNCE] xfsprogs v3.1.1
From: Alex Elder <aelder@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2010 16:33:23 -0600
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Version 3.1.1 of xfsprogs has been released.

A gzipped-tar archive of the source code is available here:


The source code can be accessed via git using this URL:


Below is a summary (from the doc/CHANGES file) of changes
since release 3.0.3 (the last release for which an announcement
was posted, regrettably):

xfsprogs-3.1.1 (29 January 2010)
        - Fix various blkid topology support problems in mkfs.xfs.
        - Fix various build warnings.
        - Add automatic build dependency calculations.
        - Cleaner build system output.
        - Add missing aclocal m4 file to the package generation.
        - Arrange for release tags to be digitally signed.

xfsprogs-3.1.0 (13 January 2010)
        - Reduce memory usage in xfs_repair by using better data
        - Add additional checks in xfs_repair to detect freespace
          btree corruption instead of only rebuilding the btrees.
          Useful for the no-modify mode.
        - Fix libhandle to use the right path to issue by-handle
          ioctls for symbolic links and special files.
        - Use lazy superblock counters by default.  At least kernel
          2.6.22 is needed for this feature.
        - Use physical device sector size if available in mkfs.xfs,
          so 4K sector devices are handed more gracefully.
        - Add a German translation, thanks to Chris Leick.
        - Enable the madvise and mincor commands in xfs_io.
        - Fix unsafe temporary file creation in xfs_fsr.
        - Add support for discarding unused space on SSDs or thin
          provisioned arrays in mkfs.xfs.
        - Allow linking against libblkid for topology information.
        - Add symbol versioning for libhandle.
        - Remove the included RPM and binary tarball built
        - Various build system improvements.
        - Small fixes to xfs_db and xfs_io.

xfsprogs-3.0.4 (17 September 2009)
        - Fix a memory leak in xfsprogs.
        - Increase hash chain length in xfsprogs when running out of
        - Fix dmsetup invocation in libdisk to avoid warnings during
          mkfs on multipath devices.
        - Fix the -V option to various installed tools.
        - Small internal fixes to please the clang semantical
          analysis tool.
        - Debian packaging updates.
        - Rework Makepkgs and Makefiles to improve deb generation.

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