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Re: xfsprogs

To: stress_buster <leo1783@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfsprogs
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 10:22:19 -0700
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 4/7/11 9:04 AM, stress_buster wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> My xfs_repair is bit old- 2.9. version.
> I'm considering installing latest available. But just worried because this
> is my production server and has some custom apps built into my OS. 
> 
> Is upgrading xfs_repair a high risk?

No.

> Also do I need to install latest xfsprogs or anyway only to upgrade
> xfs_repair from the package?
> I'm only would need xfs_repair mostly, so doesnt matter to me leaving
> others-mkfs.xfs etc in xfsprogs at the old version if that minimises the
> risk...

if you really want to try newer xfs_repair only, just build an xfsprogs tree 
and run from inside the tree.

> Any thoughts?

Just upgrade.  ;)

-Eric

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