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  •  02 Jan 2006 19:32
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    Release Notes: This is a maintenance release, fixing a few bugs related to the restoration of ACLs and huge backups (symtab over 2GB in size). The directory hash indexing has been made optional since it may require too much memory when restoring huge backups.

    •  02 May 2005 16:20
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      Release Notes: This release features a few bugfixes and support for ext2/ext3 extended attributes (EA).

      •  21 Jan 2005 11:59
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        Release Notes: This release fixes a few bugs introduced by the previous version, most importantly a bug in 'restore -C' which could cause damage on the filesystem being compared.

        •  07 Jan 2005 17:16
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          Release Notes: This release features several small bugfixes and a number of performance enhancements. The next version of dump/restore will feature EA/ACL support, and there is already a beta patch implementing this. All users of EA/ACLs are welcomed to test this patch and report back.

          •  07 Jul 2004 17:45
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            Release Notes: This release fixes a serious bug in dump where a filesystem offset could have been miscalculated on large filesystems, leading to "bread lseek errors". There are some other minor fixes/features.

            •  21 Apr 2004 12:39
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              Release Notes: Interoperability fixes were made, including a fix to make restore understand Solaris 7 ufsdump and FreeBSD UFS2 tapes. Some new features were added, such as the ability to specify different tape sizes for each tape when doing multi-volume dumps, and the extension of dump to understand unlimited dump levels. Some other miscellaneous fixes were made.

              •  21 Dec 2003 13:21
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                Release Notes: This is a maintenance release that contains a few bug fixes, such as build fixes for 64-bit platforms and man page clarifications. The ability to exclude an unlimited number of inodes was added. restore now builds on Solaris. QFA now works both on local and remote tapes.

                •  18 Apr 2003 10:44
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                  Release Notes: Some new features include LZO fast compression, a new extended rmt capable of encryption, fixes so that dump works with 2.5 kernel EOT semantics, and a lot of small bugfixes.

                  •  10 Feb 2003 15:54
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                    Release Notes: The endianness issues with compressed tapes were fixed, rmt now understands largefile seeks, and build problems which occurred with ancient versions of libext2fs were fixed. The user can now specify the dumpdates path on the dump command line. dump now searches in /etc/mtab and /etc/fstab for filesystems to dump.

                    •  15 Nov 2002 13:04
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                      Release Notes: This release features some minor and some not-so-minor bugfixes, such as those for a possible DOS attack against dump, spurious warning messages printed by interactive restore, dump size estimates when dealing with sparse inodes, etc.

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