Re: exfatprogs-1.0.4 version released
From: Namjae Jeon
Date: Sat Aug 01 2020 - 19:36:43 EST
2020-07-31 18:56 GMT+09:00, Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@xxxxxxxxx>:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 9:16 AM Namjae Jeon <namjae.jeon@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Hi folk,
>> In this release, The performance of fsck have been much improved and
>> the new option in mkfs have been added to adjust boundary alignment.
>> As the result below, The fsck performance is improved close to windows's
>> and much faster than the one in exfat-utils package.
>> We measured the performance on Samsung 64GB Pro microSDXC UHS-I Class 10
>> was filled up to 35GB with 9948 directories and 16506 files.
>> | Implementation | version | execution time (seconds) |
>> |--------------------- |-------------------|--------------------------|
>> | **exfatprogs fsck** | 1.0.4 | 11.561 |
>> | Windows fsck | Windows 10 1809 | 11.449 |
>> | [exfat-fuse fsck] | 1.3.0 | 68.977 |
> Hi Namjae Jeon (what is your First name and Family name?),
First name : Namjae, Last name : Jeon
> congrats to version 1.0.4 and hope to see it in the Debian repositories
> Great numbers for exfatprogs/fsck!
>> And we have been preparing to add fsck repair feature in the next
>> Any feedback is welcome!:)
>> CHANGES :
>> * fsck.exfat: display sector, cluster, and volume sizes in the human
>> readable format.
>> * fsck.exfat: reduce the elapsed time using read-ahead.
>> NEW FEATURES :
>> * mkfs.exfat: generate pseudo unique serials while creating filesystems.
>> * mkfs.exfat: add the "-b" option to align the start offset of FAT and
>> data clusters.
>> * fsck.exfat: repair zero-byte files which have the NoFatChain
>> BUG FIXES :
>> * Fix memory leaks on error handling paths.
>> * fsck.exfat: fix the bug that cannot access space beyond 2TB.
>> The git tree is at:
>> The tarballs can be found at:
> Just a small nit for the next announcement.
> Please point (also) to the tar.xz tarball and maybe to the releases
> tag in GitHub.
Sure. I will do that on next release.
> ( Today, I love/prefer to use ZSTD where possible - that is another story.
I'm not sure if it is meaningful to provide various compression for
small archive file. In particular, I wonder if other distribution
maintainers want it.
> Have more fun.
> - Sedat -
>  https://github.com/exfatprogs/exfatprogs/releases/tag/1.0.4