Szabolcs Szakacsits | 2 Jul 04:05 2010

New NTFS-3G & Tuxera NTFS Released!


Greetings,

This time Tuxera has record number of software releases! The topics:

    * Stable NTFS-3G 2010.5.22
    * NTFS-3G 2010.6.31-RC Release Candidate
    * NTFS-3G for Mac 2010.5.22 
    * Tuxera NTFS for Mac 2010.6-RC Release Candidate

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The stable NTFS-3G 2010.5.22 release is a minor update which addresses 
creating the missing usermap and secaudit utilities.

The stable release is available at 

	http://www.tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-download/

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The new NTFS-3G 2010.6.31-RC release candidate contains very exciting, 
major improvements, and the below changes and fixes:

    * New: Full, transparent, read-write compression support.
    * New: Two new mount options: compression and nocompression (default).
    * New: Introduced windows_names mount option to enforce only Windows 
      names.
    * Change: Re-enabled compression in root directory.
    * Change: Reversed default for showing/hiding hidden files.
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Szabolcs Szakacsits | 23 Jul 20:57 2010

NTFS-3G 2010.7.23-RC Release Candidate


Welcome,

The next NTFS-3G release candidate is available for testing. 
The changes include:

    * Fixed partially overwriting sparse clusters on highly fragmented volumes.
    * Fixed checking write errors in setxattr().
    * Fixed processing end of partial runlist for compressed files.
    * Fixed updating file compressed sizes.
    * Fixed checking the device mount state.
    * Fixed processing of options silent and no_def_opts.
    * Fixed excessive cluster allocation within big holes.
    * Fixed creating empty encrypted extended attributes.
    * Fixed too permissive sanity check before compressing.
    * Fixed error returns when writing compressed data.
    * Fixed sanity checked when closing a compressed file.
    * Improved sanity checks on security descriptors.

The latest release candidate is available at 

	http://www.tuxera.com/

Enjoy!

	Tuxera Open Source Team

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Jean-Pierre André | 23 Jul 21:06 2010
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Re: NTFS-3G 2010.7.23-RC Release Candidate

Hi Szaka,

This was a fast release !

No problem for me, my tests passed ok.

Have a nice week-end.

Regards

Jen-Pierre

Szabolcs Szakacsits wrote:
>
> Welcome,
>
> The next NTFS-3G release candidate is available for testing.
> The changes include:
>
>      * Fixed partially overwriting sparse clusters on highly fragmented volumes.
>      * Fixed checking write errors in setxattr().
>      * Fixed processing end of partial runlist for compressed files.
>      * Fixed updating file compressed sizes.
>      * Fixed checking the device mount state.
>      * Fixed processing of options silent and no_def_opts.
>      * Fixed excessive cluster allocation within big holes.
>      * Fixed creating empty encrypted extended attributes.
>      * Fixed too permissive sanity check before compressing.
>      * Fixed error returns when writing compressed data.
>      * Fixed sanity checked when closing a compressed file.
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Gmane