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  •  30 Aug 2005 07:34

Release Notes: More responses were made to LKML comments. Fixes were made to transport. An fd transport method was added. This release was fully merged with Linux 2.6.13.

  •  14 Jul 2005 14:47

Release Notes: A new release of the v9fs kernel code primarily consisting of responses to comments from the LKML mailing list. Some minor feature extensions and corner-case bugfixes. CVS is now essentially fully deprecated. If you are interested in up-to-date source revisions, pull them from the v9fs-2.0 git repository at

  •  15 Jun 2005 14:12

Release Notes: A fix for special files (dev, char, and pipes), Code cleanup in vfs_inode. A major revamp of the setattr code. The Free Software Foundation address in the headers has been updated. There are cleanups in vfs_inode.

  •  07 Jun 2005 10:44

No changes have been submitted for this release.

  •  02 Jun 2005 07:32

Release Notes: The dentry routines were split out to vfs_dentry to reduce vfs_inode size. Dynamic rpc struct allocation and associated slab were eliminated. Vestigial address_space_operations were eliminated. The type name convention was changed to the Linux kernel standard. A potential slab leak in init_v9fs was removed. QID is modified to prevent inodes of 0 or 1. The packet and mistruct slab alloc was changed to kmalloc. BUG() statements in OOM cases were removed. More bogus kfree checks were cleaned up. Error cases and redundant assignments in vfs_inode were cleaned up. The way aname (remotename) is specified and allocated was changed.

  •  23 May 2005 14:17

Release Notes: Some style errors have been fixed. A multi-user bug has been fixed. /usr/src/linux has been changed to KDIR in the CVS makefile. Bogus copy_to_user error messages have been fixed.

  •  16 May 2005 15:40

Release Notes: This release adds statics where appropriate, removes unused procedures, and pays attention to copy_from_user and copy_to_user return codes.

  •  07 May 2005 20:48

Release Notes: This version has only slight changes to rc3, but fixes some rather nasty slab leaks that could cause trouble for people using v9fs as a loadable module.

  •  05 May 2005 08:23

Release Notes: The memory allocation system was completely overhauled. Lots of debug code was stripped out to make the patch cleaner. The code now cleanly compiles with sparse -Wbitwise. Error mapping was overhauled and extended to accomodate the full set of expected Plan 9 error strings.

  •  25 Apr 2005 10:24

Release Notes: Mostly code-cleanup was done, as suggested by the Linux kernel-mentors project. A few bugs were fixed. Inline functions were moved to the top of vfs_inode to fix a build warning. 9p2000.u Rerror marshalling was fixed to match RFC.


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