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  • NILFS utilities 2.2.6 was released. A maintenance release with some fixes. Fix issues with libnilfs including potential memory access overrun, etc that can happen when cleanerd, dumpseg command, or nilfs-resize parses corrupted segments.
    -- Oct 10, 2016 JST.
  • NILFS utilities 2.2.5 was released. Fix various issues that happen when the system time is changed to earlier time or future.
    -- Sep 4, 2016 JST.
  • nilfs2-kmod6 version 1.1.1 was released. Back-port fixes including a potential kernel crash issue. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Jul 23, 2016 JST.
  • nilfs2-kmod7 version 1.1.1 was released. Back-port fixes including a potential kernel crash issue. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Jul 23, 2016 JST.
  • NILFS utilities 2.2.4 was released. A maintenance release with minor fixes. Fix missing initialization in libnilfs and a bug of cleaner start-up library, update checkpatch script, and so forth.
    -- Apr 27, 2016 JST.
  • nilfs2-kmod6 version 1.1 was released. Back-port fixes including ones to improve decrease of available disk space related to aging of DAT metadata file. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Nov 8, 2015 JST.
  • nilfs2-kmod7 version 1.1 was released. Back-port fixes including ones to improve decrease of available disk space related to aging of DAT metadata file. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Nov 8, 2015 JST.
  • We opened nilfs.osdn.jp as a mirror site of nilfs.sourceforge.net.
    -- Oct 17, 2015 JST.
  • Version 1.0 of nilfs2-kmod7, the stand-alone kernel module supporting CentOS 7, was released. Back-port improvements from the latest mainline kernel, including improved performance of checkpoint list output (lscp) on aged file systems. Also, support build for vanilla kernels v3.10+ and v4.0. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Apr 19, 2015 JST.
  • Version 1.0 of nilfs2-kmod6, the stand-alone kernel module supporting CentOS 6, was released. Back-ported improvements from the latest mainline kernel, including improved performance of checkpoint list output (lscp) on aged file systems. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Apr 19, 2015 JST.
  • nilfs2-kmod7 v0.1.5, an updated kernel module supporting CentOS 7.1, was released. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Apr 5, 2015 JST.
  • Kernel module for CentOS 7 was updated. Fix a deadlock issue during recovery at mount time and so forth. For details, please see ChangeLog file or commit logs.
    -- Mar 13, 2015 JST.
  • NILFS utilities 2.2.3 was released. Fix potential leak of nilfs library and an issue that lscp command takes too long to output checkpoint list in the reverse direction.
    -- Feb 15, 2015 JST.
  • Kernel modules for CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 were updated. Fix a deadlock issue of segment constructor (CentOS 7 kmod only) and a race issue in inode allocation related to nfsd (both kmods). For details, please see corresponding ChangeLog files (CentOS 6, CentOS 7) or commit logs (CentOS 6, CentOS 7).
    -- Feb 7, 2015 JST.
  • Kernel modules for CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 were updated. Fix a data integrity issue related to sync() and umount() system calls, etc. For details, please see corresponding ChangeLog files (CentOS 6, CentOS 7) or commit logs (CentOS 6, CentOS 7).
    -- Oct 19, 2014 JST.
  • Kernel modules for CentOS 6 and CentOS 7 were updated. Fix a critical data loss issue with mmap(). For details, please see corresponding ChangeLog files (CentOS 6, CentOS 7) or commit logs (CentOS 6, CentOS 7).
    -- Sep 27, 2014 JST.
  • NILFS utilities 2.2.2 was released. Fix an issue of mount.nilfs2 program which is causing failure of cleanerd's invocation under systemd 216+.
    -- Sep 19, 2014 JST.
  • As we announced previously, we have fully moved the NILFS project site to nilfs.sourceforge.net. The prior address "www.nilfs.org" will be unavailable shortly. Please refer to nilfs.sourceforge.net hereafter.
    -- Sep 2, 2014 JST.
  • NILFS utilities 2.2.1 was released. Adjust default GC parameters to make SET_SUINFO ioctl more effective for reducing relocation of static data. Also, fix some build problems, a few bugs related to error output of tools, and typos in messages, manpages, source files, etc.
    -- Aug 23, 2014 JST.
  • We released standalone kernel module for CentOS 7. Please see README file and ChangeLog.
    -- Jul 9, 2014 JST.
  • We updated nilfs2-kmod (version 0.6.0 was released). It is standalone kernel module for CentOS 6 and other RHEL 6 clones. For details, please see README file and ChangeLog. For RPM packages, please see NILFS for CentOS page.
    -- Apr 20, 2014 JST.
  • NILFS utilities 2.2.0 was released. Include SET_SUINFO ioctl support which helps to reduce unfruitful segment cleaning, and lssu command is enhanced to help analysis of the ratio of in-used blocks for every segment.
    -- Apr 8, 2014 JST.
  • We moved nilfs project site to nilfs.sourceforge.net. nilfs.org is still available as an alias for transitional purpose, but it is deprecated.
    -- Feb 25, 2014 JST.
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