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dosfstools-4.2-1.2 RPM for armv7hl

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Name: dosfstools Distribution: openSUSE Tumbleweed
Version: 4.2 Vendor: openSUSE
Release: 1.2 Build date: Fri May 28 23:33:20 2021
Group: System/Filesystems Build host: obs-arm-6
Size: 402024 Source RPM: dosfstools-4.2-1.2.src.rpm
Summary: Utilities for Making and Checking MS-DOS FAT File Systems on Linux
The dosfstools package includes the mkdosfs and dosfsck utilities, which
respectively make and check MS-DOS FAT file systems on hard drives or on






* Tue Feb 02 2021 Dirk Müller <>
  - update to 4.2:
    * mkfs.fat: Allow to specify disk geometry via new -g option
    * fsck.fat: Add code for fixing first FAT cluster
    * fatlabel: Do not call parts of fsck repair procedure
    * Update warning message about lowercase labels
    * mkfs.fat: Read geom_start from sysfs
    * Add missing files into distribution tarball
* Fri Jan 15 2021
  - Update to version 4.1+git.1610658652.9443732 (bsc#1172863):
    * testsuite: Add mkfs test for 600MB large 4K disk
    * mkfs.fat: Do not show verbose messages not relevant to selected FAT size
    * mkfs.fat: Fix text of verbose messages
    * mkfs.fat: Fix limits for number of clusters
    * mkfs.fat: Fix calculation of FAT32 cluster size on non 512 bytes sector disks
    * mkfs.fat: Fix printing number of sectors
    * mkfs.fat: Align total number of sectors to be multiple of sectors per track
    * testsuite: Add referenceFAT32mbr test data to dist_check_DATA
    * manpages: Escape dot in fsck.fat manpage at the beginning of the line
    * fsck.fat: properly check for valid "." and ".." entries
* Tue Nov 10 2020 Ludwig Nussel <>
  - prepare usrmerge (boo#1029961)
* Thu Jan 26 2017
  - Update to version 4.1:
    * Now the default for mkfs for filesystems smaller than 512 MB is
      64 / 32 sectors
    * The parsing of octal character specifications for filenames in
      the -u and -d 25 options of fsck now works.
    * Fixed a possible fatlabel crash when writing a label to an
      unlabelled filesystem
    * Testsuite is now available
* Sat May 07 2016
  - Update to 4.0
    * Switch build system to autotools.
    * Fixed data corruption errors in fsck.fat Writing to the third
      to last cluster on FAT12 with an odd number of clusters would
      corrupt the following cluster.
    * The automatic alignment of data clusters that was added in
      3.0.8 and broken for FAT32 starting with 3.0.20 has been
  - Small spec file cleanup
  - Drop no longer needed dosfstools-suse-dirs.patch
* Wed Jun 03 2015
  - Update to 3.0.28
    * mkfs.fat now allows choosing 0xF0 as the media byte which was
      previously rejected.
    * mkfs.fat now supports the --invariant option to facilitate
      testing mkfs.fat itself.
    * Bugs fixed in fsck.fat are a read one byte beyond the end of
      an allocated array when checking some FAT12 filesystems, and
      checking that the first cluster of a file as specified in the
      directory entry is not 1.
  - Cleanup spec file with spec-cleaner
* Mon May 11 2015
  - fix url
* Fri Jan 16 2015
  - updated to 3.0.27:
    * fsck.fat: Don't print version string every time -v is
    * Fix attempt to rename root dir in fsck due to uninitialized
    * Support long file names in volume labeling code
  - upstream changed
* Tue Sep 23 2014
  - Drop gpg-offline build-time requirement; this is now handled by
    the local source validator
* Thu Jun 26 2014
  - added fsck.{v,}fat and mkfs.{v,}fat compat symlinks in /sbin
  - call spec-cleaner



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