Bug 8779 - Is it time to produce an e2fsprogs update for old RH releases?
Summary: Is it time to produce an e2fsprogs update for old RH releases?
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: e2fsprogs
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Florian La Roche
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URL: http://web.mit.edu/tytso/www/linux/e2...
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2000-01-23 23:42 UTC by Aleksey Nogin
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-30 01:43:52 UTC


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Description Aleksey Nogin 2000-01-23 23:42:39 UTC
There were many important improvements and bug fixes in e2fsprogs since RH
4.2 and RH 5.2 were released. And since trying to recompile and install a
new version of e2fsprogs when it's needed (e.g. after some partition went
bad) may be really hard (if there is no undamaged mashine around), I
believe it would make sence to issue an RH 4.2 and RH 5.2 e2fsprogs update.

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-08-10 04:58:28 UTC
While the suggestion has merit, Red Hat does not usually release errata/updates
unless there
are serious problems with the package in the released version.


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