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Re: NetBSD 5.1.1 release? ext2fs support?

My original post:

) I follow , and I notice NetBSD 
5,1,1 release was being built.

) Now I find NetBSD 5.1.1 on .

) Question is whether this new release includes the update for Linux ext2fs 
where inode size > 128.

) I know this update went into HEAD and netbsd-5 (stable branch), but didn't 
find any reference to ext2 or ext2fs when I browsed the changes for NetBSD 
5.1.1 release, using the browser search function on ext2.

) If this release lacks support for ext2fs with inode size 256, it would be a 
downgrade for me!

Matthias Scheler <> responded:

> I'm afraid it doesn't. NetBSD 5.1.1 is NetBSD 5.1 with critical bug-fixes.
> Improved ext2fs support is a new feature.

> I would suggest that you use a "netbsd-5" branch snapshot. That is what
> I'm using on my "production" servers as well.

I agree!  Either netbsd-5 or HEAD, whichever works better. 

I thought NetBSD 5.1.1 would not include the improved ext2fs support, but was 
just making sure.

I assume critical bug fixes from 5.1 to 5.1.1 would also be in netbsd-5 (NetBSD 

I intend to build from source, skipping xorg.src in favor of modular Xorg from 


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