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[PATCH] doc: update README-release with process to check for new FS magi
[PATCH] doc: update README-release with process to check for new FS magic
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:18:11 +0100
I've been running this rule sporadically, but it should be part of the
pre-release process, so ...
If anyone knows of a more up-to-date list of file system
magic numbers, please let us know.
>From 6e3299fcdb783b19552dbb2ceb0d012ce51a3501 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Jim Meyering <address@hidden>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:13:35 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] doc: update README-release with process to check for new FS
* README-release: Run the Makefile rule that checks for new file
system magic numbers.
README-release | 10 ++++++++++
1 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README-release b/README-release
index af2610a..e76adb7 100644
@@ -24,6 +24,16 @@ Here are most of the steps we (maintainers) follow when
making a release.
FIXME: enable excluded programs like arch? to get their manual pages?
+* Check for new file system types by running the following command on
+ a system with the most recent kernel possible (e.g., Fedora rawhide):
+ make -C src fs-magic-compare
+ If it finds a new file system magic number, add it to src/stat.c.
+ If it is a remote file system, add the new S_MAGIC_* name you created
+ in stat.c to the list of remote file system types in src/tail.c's
+ fremote function.
* Pre-release testing:
Run the following on at least one SELinux-enabled (enforcing) and
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