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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Version 0.13.5 released

From: Hunter Matthews
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Version 0.13.5 released
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 12:20:03 -0500

Are there any suggestions or outstanding patches for getting 0.13.x
working on osx? I particularly happy with rdiff-backup on our linux
systems but I need to add a number of those osx beasts... :)

On Mon, 2005-03-28 at 11:59, Ben Escoto wrote:
> Sorry for the very long delay.  It is available on the web page as
> usual.  Here is the relevant part of the CHANGELOG:
> New in v0.13.5 (2005/03/28)
> ---------------------------
> Added error-correcting fsync suggestion by Antoine Perdaens.
> rdiff-backup may work better with NFS now.
> Fix by Dean Gaudet for --calculate-average mode (it broke somewhere in
> 0.13.x).
> Fix for regress warning code:  rdiff-backup should warn you if you are
> trying to back up a directory into itself.
> Fix for restoring certain directories when not run as root.
> Now when determining group permissions check supplementary groups as
> well as main group.  (Bug report by Ryan Castle.)
> Fixed bug which could cause crash when backing up 3 or more hard
> linked files and the first gets deleted during processing.  (Thanks to
> Dean Gaudet for bug report.)
> Fixed user/group restoring error noticed by Fran Firman.
> Checked in Robert Shaw's --chars-to-quote patch
> Treated hard link permission problem on Mac OS X by applying
> suggestion by David Vasilevsky
> Dean Gaudet's patch fixes "--restrict /" option.
> Added Robert Shaw's --exclude-fifo, --include-symbolic-links,
> etc. options.
> Added Maximilian Mehnert's fix for too many open files bug.
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