Package hfsprogs: Information

Source package: hfsprogs
Version: 540.1.linux3-alt1.1
Build time:  Dec 14, 2018, 11:56 PM
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License: APSL 2.0
Summary: mkfs and fsck for Apple HFS and HFS+ file systems
Description: 
HFS+, HFS Plus, or Mac OS Extended are names for a file system developed by
Apple Computer to replace their Hierarchical File System (HFS). In addition to
being the default file system on modern Apple computers, HFS+ is one of two
formats, FAT being the other, that are supported by the iPod hard-disk based
music player. Unlike FAT, HFS+ supports UNIX style file permissions, which
makes it useful, for serving and sharing files in a secured manner. As Apple
Computer's devices and systems become increasingly ubiquitous, it becomes
important that Linux fully support this format.  This package provides tools
to create and check HFS+ filesystems under Linux.

The Linux kernel does not support writing to HFS+ journals, writing to a
hfsplus partition is recommended only after disabling journaling; however, the
kernel, as of version 2.6.16, supports case-sensitivity (also known as HFSX)
commit.

List of rpms provided by this srpm:
hfsprogs (mipsel)
hfsprogs-debuginfo (mipsel)

Maintainer: Vitaly Lipatov

List of contributors:
Grigory Ustinov
Vitaly Lipatov

    1. libuuid-devel
    2. libssl-devel

Last changed


Aug. 29, 2018 Grigory Ustinov 540.1.linux3-alt1.1
- NMU: Rebuild with new openssl 1.1.0.
June 30, 2018 Vitaly Lipatov 540.1.linux3-alt1
- new version 540.1.linux3 (thanks, Fedora!)
July 31, 2012 Vitaly Lipatov 332.25-alt2
- fix build: disable FORTIFY_SOURCE