[ANNOUNCE] util-linux-ng v2.16.1

From: Karel Zak
Date: Mon Sep 07 2009 - 05:51:58 EST

The stable util-linux-ng 2.16.1 release is available at


(Note, 2.16.1 is stable maintenance release.)

Feedback and bug reports, as always, are welcomed.


Util-linux-ng 2.16.1 Release Notes

Changes since v2.16

For more details see ChangeLog files at:

- don't distribute generated *.pc files [Karel Zak]
- fix (harmless) typo [Peter Breitenlohner]
- fix broken computation for Sep 1752 [Peter Breitenlohner]
- add -r to help output [Karel Zak]
- update "The Perfect Patch" URL [Karel Zak]
- update AUTHORS file [Karel Zak]
- add *.ko.gz support to modules.dep parser [Karel Zak]
- allow linking with uClibc [Daniel Mierswa]
- fix FALSE definition [Karel Zak]
- fix buffer overflow in blkid_encode_string() [Florian Zumbiehl]
- fix cache->probe memory leak [Karel Zak]
- fix ext2 detection on systems with ext4 only [Karel Zak]
- fix memory leaks, cleanup check_blocks() [Karel Zak]
- unbreak -c ("check") option. [Peter De Wachter]
- add info about ext{3,4} barriers to mount.8 [Karel Zak]
- clean up mount.8 [Karel Zak]
- mention mtab for single mount point mount in mount.8 [Peter Volkov]
- compiler warning with NLS disabled [Peter Breitenlohner]
- fix grammar glitch in german translation [Hendrik LÃnngren]
- merge changes [Karel Zak]
- update ja.po (from translationproject.org) [Makoto Kato]
- fix typo in error message [Karel Zak]
- report inotify_add_watch() problems [Karel Zak]

cal.1 cfdisk.8 chfn.1 chsh.1 ctrlaltdel.8 cytune.8 ddate.1 delpart.8 dmesg.1
elvtune.8 fdformat.8 fdisk.8 fsck.8 fsck.minix.8 fstab.5 getopt.1 hexdump.1
hwclock.8 initctl.8 ionice.1 ipcmk.1 ipcrm.1 ipcs.1 isosize.8 kill.1 last.1
ldattach.8: losetup.8: lscpu.1: mcookie.1: mesg.1: mkfs.8: mkfs.bfs.8:
mkfs.minix.8: mkswap.8: more.1: addpart.8: blockdev.8: mount.8: namei.1:
newgrp.1: partx.8: pg.1: pivot_root.8: rdev.8: readprofile.1: rename.1:
renice.1: reset.1: rtcwake.8: scriptreplay.1: setarch.8: setsid.1: setterm.1:
sfdisk.8: shutdown.8: simpleinit.8: swapon.8: switch_root.8: tunelp.8: ul.1:
umount.8: uuidd.8: uuidgen.1: vipw.8: whereis.1: write.1:

- formatting [Peter Breitenlohner]

Karel Zak <kzak@xxxxxxxxxx>
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