[ANNOUNCEMENT] Journaled File System (JFS) release 1.0.7

From: Steve Best (sbest@us.ibm.com)
Date: Wed Oct 10 2001 - 15:37:19 EST

Release 1.0.7 of JFS was made available today.

Drop 45 on October 10, 2001 (jfs-2.4-1.0.7-patch.tar.gz
and jfsutils-1.0.7.tar.gz) includes fixes to the file system
and utilities.

Function and Fixes in release 1.0.7

- improve fsck's 'mounted' detection
  This will remove the fsck message 'Cannot access file system
  description file to determine mount status and file system type of
  /dev/device name'.
- improve utils' checking for fs type jfs
- replace __uX with uintX_t - (Thanks Fred Oberhauser)
- change fsck.jfs options to be similar to e2fsck
- set fsck.jfs default to automatically fix the file system

- cleanup remove IS_KIOBUFIO define.
- cleanup remove TRUNC_NO_TOSS define.(Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- have jFYI's use the name directly from dentry (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Remove nul _ALLOC and _FREE macros and also make spinlocks static.
  (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- cleanup add externs where needed in the header files
  (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- jfs_write_inode is a bad place to call iput. Also limit warnings.
- More truncate cleanup (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Truncate cleanup (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Add missing statics in jfs_metapage.c (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- fsync fixes
- Clean up symlink code - use page_symlink_inode_operations
  (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- unicode handling cleanup (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- cleanup replace UniChar with wchar_t
- Get rid of CDLL_* macros - use list.h instead (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- 2.4.11-prex mount problem Call new_inode instead of get_empty_inode
- use kernel min/max macros (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Add MODULE_LICENSE stub for older kernels (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- IA64/gcc3 fixes (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Log Manager fixes, introduce __SLEEP_COND macro
  (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Mark superblock dirty when some errors detected (forcing fsck to be run).
- More robust remounting from r/o to r/w.
- Misc. cleanup add static where appropriate (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- small cleanup in jfs_umount_rw (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- add MODULE_ stuff (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Set *dropped_lock in alloc_metapage (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Get rid of unused log list (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- cleanup jfs_imap.c to remove _OLD_STUFF and _NO_MORE_MOUNT_INODE
  defines (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Log manager cleanup (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Transaction manager cleanup (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- correct memory allocations flags (Thanks Christoph Hellwig)
- Better handling of iterative truncation
- Change continue to break, otherwise we don't re-acquire LAZY_LOCK

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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