hfsprogs in Ubuntu is very old (2009 release), please update to latest 576 release

Bug #1507170 reported by Mantas Kriaučiūnas on 2015-10-17
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This bug affects 2 people
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hfsprogs (Debian)
New
Unknown
hfsprogs (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

hfsprogs package, which is derived from diskdev_cmds, is very outdated vs Apple sources. Ubuntu and Debian still has ver 332.25 which was from MacOS X10.4 (~6 years old) when upstream from MacOS X10.10 is at version 576.

http://www.opensource.apple.com/source/diskdev_cmds/diskdev_cmds-576/
http://www.opensource.apple.com/release/os-x-10105/

Additional information: https://packages.qa.debian.org/h/hfsprogs.html

tags: added: upgrade-software-version
Changed in hfsprogs (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in hfsprogs (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
description: updated
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