Announcing Journaled File System (JFS) release 0.3.3 available

From: Steve Best (
Date: Tue May 29 2001 - 07:28:51 EST

Release 0.3.3 of JFS was made available May 25, 2001.

Drop 33 on May 25, 2001 (jfs-0.3.3-patch.tar.gz) includes fixes to the
file system and utilities. There is now a patch being provided that
will make it easier to move from release 0.3.2 to 0.3.3, the patch file
is call jfs-0_3_2-to-0_3_3.patch.gz.

Function and Fixes in release 0.3.3

- Fix fsck to handle mount read-only correctly
- Fix top level utilities makefile to be able to easily overide
  version of gcc compiler
- Man pages are now available in html format
- Fixed statfs call to return the maximum number of inodes that
  JFS could allocate. (problem reported as rpm exits with a (x) inodes
  needed message without installing the package).
- Fix to handle a case where a inode wasn't getting written to disk.
- Increase the performance of unlinking files.
- Fix to null terminate symlinks.
- General SMP fixes.

For more details about the problems fixed, please see the README.

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