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1.35.  device-mapper

1.35.1.  RHBA-2009:1392: bug-fix and enhancement update

Updated device-mapper packages that include various bug fixes and enhancements are now available.
The device-mapper packages provide a library required by logical volume management utilities such as LVM2 and dmraid.
This update applies the following bug fixes:
  • Fixes crash when dmsetup -U, -G, and -M options are used.
  • Enforces device name length and character limitations.
This update adds the following enhancements:
  • Adds "all" field to "-o fields" option, expanding to all fields of report type. That is, you can add -o <field_name> to specify which fields to print in certain commands; "-o all" expands to all possible fields known to report.
  • Library now exports dm_tree_node_size_changed function and correctly propagates table size change up the device tree.
  • Prints warning message if application releases the library and a memory pool is still in use (indicating a possible memory leak).
  • Library is now compiled from merged device-mapper LVM2 tree (device-mapper library is now part of LVM2 source code tree).
All users of device-mapper should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues and include these enhancements.

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