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[ANNOUNCE] xfsprogs 3.1.8

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Subject: [ANNOUNCE] xfsprogs 3.1.8
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 12:52:10 -0500
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Version 3.1.8 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

xfsprogs-3.1.8 (20 March 2012)
        - Fix xfs_repair segfault on a corrupted filesystem by validating the
          acl count before reading it.
        - Avoid xfs_repair deadlocks on prefetched buffers.
        - Fix various incorrect printf formats, thanks to Jakub Bogusz for
        - Polish translation update, thanks to Jakub Bogusz.
        - Refuse mkfs.xfs on misaligned devices when using 4k sectors, unless
          the -f option is specified, and then force 512b sector size,
          thanks to Carlos Maiolino.
        - Avoid a possible loop on the unlinked inode list in phase 3 of
          xfs_repair, thanks to Stefan Pfetzing for reporting.
        - Allocate inode and free extent records individually in xfs_repair.
        - Fix a possible deadlock btree nodes in xfs_repair by using recursive
          locking, thanks to Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz for reporting and testing.
        - Fix possible xfs_repair deadlocks in inode prefetching, thanks to
          Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz for reporting and testing.
        - Make xfs_repair handle filesystems with the log in ag 0, thanks to
          Sindre Skogen for reporting.
        - Deprecate the -F foreign flag to xfs_io.
        - Add debian linux-libc-dev build dependancy.
        - Add an extended fiemap configure check.
        - Various cleanups in xfs_repair.
        - Update xfs_check man page to recommend xfs_repair over xfs_check,
          thanks to Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz.
        - Update the on-disk extent count as part of inode repair when moving
          inodes to lost+found to avoid to avoid tripping over a check in
          xfs_iformat, thanks to Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz for reporting and
        - Check for size parsing errors in xfs_quota, thanks to James Lawrie
          for reporting.
        - Fix fiemap loop continuation in xfs_io.
        - Make mkfs.xfs properly handle physical sector size.
        - Fix /proc/mounts parsing in xfs_fsr.
        - Fix xfs_repair when ag_stride options with attributes and dirv1 code,
          thanks to Tom Crane for reporting and testing.
        - Fix message formats in process_dinode_int.
        - Fix xfs_repair handling of link counts when the on-disk count
          overflows 8 bits.
        - Fix messages from set_nlinks in xfs_repair.

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