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Release Notes: The new option "--domain-logfile" has been added. Verbosity control of user messages has been simplified. This release improves portability by using the LLONG_MAX macro instead of LONG_LONG_MAX. This release is also available in lzip format.

Release Notes: The new option "--domain-logfile" has been added. This release is also available in lzip format. To download the lzip version, just replace ".bz2" with ".lz" in the tar.bz2 package name.

Release Notes: The new option "--synchronous" has been added. The new option "--generate-logfile" has been added. Fill mode now also works when the outfile offset differs from zero. The "Fill Mode" chapter of the manual has been updated.

Release Notes: The new option "--generate-logfile" has been added. The chapter "Fill Mode" of the manual has been updated.

Release Notes: This version skips very fast over damaged areas and maintains the logfile minimized at all times, improving efficiency. The error count now shows the number of error areas found, irrespective of their sizes. When splitting, this version jumps to the next non-split area after two consecutive errors have been encountered in the current one. The "check" target has been added to the Makefile. The new option "--retrim" has been added.

Release Notes: This version skips very fast over damaged areas. The logfile is maintained minimized at all times, improving efficiency. The error count now shows the number of error areas found irrespective of their sizes.

Release Notes: When splitting, this version jumps to the next non-split area after two consecutive errors have been encountered in the current one. The new option "--retrim" has been added.

Release Notes: This release skips faster over damaged areas. A new pass has been added that trims error areas backward before splitting. Support for sparse output files has been added. Blocks are now split at sector boundaries. The new option "--fill" has been added. This release can resume an interrupted retry pass instead of reinitiating it. It achieves perfect resumability if interrupted during trimming or splitting and handles SIGHUP and SIGTERM. The "--quiet" option quiets error messages. Consistency checks have been added to detect bugs.

Release Notes: This release adds a new pass which trims error areas backwards before splitting them, making the rescue more efficient when there are big error areas or many error areas.

Release Notes: The new option "--fill", which allows selective overwriting of the output file, has been added.

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