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[Bug 1523000] Re: writing files larger than 2GB to overlayfs fails


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  writing files larger than 2GB to overlayfs fails

Status in linux-lts-utopic package in Ubuntu:
Status in linux-lts-vivid package in Ubuntu:
Status in linux-lts-utopic source package in Trusty:
  Fix Committed
Status in linux-lts-vivid source package in Trusty:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  There's simply a missing flag, which was fixed here:

  The patch claims it requires kernel 3.18+, but the overlayfs code in
  ubuntu's 3.16 kernel is already backported from later kernel revs.

  break-fix: - 0480334fa60488d12ae101a02d7d9e1a3d03d7dd

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