[ANNOUNCE] Journaled File System (JFS) release 1.0.13

From: Steve Best (sbest@us.ibm.com)
Date: Fri Jan 25 2002 - 18:45:57 EST

Release 1.0.13 of JFS was made available today.

Drop 51 on January 25, 2002 (jfs-2.4-1.0.13-patch.tar.gz or
jfs-2.5.2-1.0.13-patch.gz and jfsutils-1.0.1.tar.gz)
includes fixes to the file system and utilities.

Function and Fixes in release 1.0.13

Utilities changes

- update xchklog and xchkdump parameters and man pages
- reduce/eliminate instances of 'access beyond end of
  device' error message
- compatibility fix for different versions of automake
- fix typo in spec file
- defines cleanup (Christoph Hellwig)
- unicode cleanup (Christoph Hellwig)
- endian portability fix (Christoph Hellwig)
- convert types uxx, uintxx, sxx, intxx to C99 types (code cleanup)

File System changes

- chmod changes on newly created directories are lost after umount
  (bug 2535)
- Page locking race fixes (Christoph Hellwig)
- Improve metapage locking (Christoph Hellwig)
- Fix timing window. Lock page while metapage is active to avoid
  page going away before the metadata is released. (Fixed crash
  during mount/umount testing)
- Make changes for 2.5.2 kernel
- Fix race condition truncating large files

For more details about JFS, please see the README or changelog.jfs

JFS for Linux http://oss.software.ibm.com/jfs

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