EXT4, Fscrypt Updates For Linux 4.11
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Storage on 20 February 2017 at 07:35 PM EST. 2 Comments
LINUX STORAGE --
Ted Ts'o sent out today the feature updates for the EXT4 file-system for the Linux 4.11 merge window as well as the fscrypt file-system encryption code.

The EXT4 changes include adding support for the shutdown ioctl and in the process fixing a number of bugs around EXT4's recovery to corrupted file-system support. There are also fixes to DAX. fscrypt, inline data, and more.

There is also the fscrypt changes that mostly come down to bug fixes for this code that's used for supporting native file-system encryption currently with EXT4, UBIFS, and F2FS.
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