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XFS status update for May 2013

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Subject: XFS status update for May 2013
From: Ben Myers <bpm@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:16:35 -0500
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May saw the merge of the XFS development tree for Linux 3.10 into
mainline as well as a number of fixes after the initial merge.

Linux 3.10 will be an exciting release for XFS as this release includes
an experimental feature, CRC protection for on-disk metadata structures.
In order to create a CRC enabled filesystem, build the crc-dev branch of
xfsprogs located at git://oss.sgi.com/xfs/cmds/xfsprogs.git and mkfs.

We also saw the release of xfsprogs-3.1.11 and xfsdump-3.1.3.  xfsprogs
includes a numerous fixes for xfs_repair, xfs_metadump, mkfs, and
xfs_db.  xfsdump has fixes for a backward compatability problem with
dumps created with 3.1.2, and a fix for a segfault in xfsrestore.

Other work that was posted in May includes a series of fixes for log
space validation, a revision of a patchset to allow project and group
quotas to be used simultaneously, and a number of new tests for
xfstests.

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