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Re: Please test: tarsnap 1.0.40
All is well on OpenBSD -current amd64. Looking forward to the new
On Fri, Feb 04, 2022 at 08:14:12AM -0800, Colin Percival wrote:
> Hi all,
> A potential version 1.0.40 of the Tarsnap client code is ready for testing.
> You can find the new code at
> and the tarball has SHA256 hash
> You can also see all the changes between 1.0.39 and this version in the
> newly-public git repository at
> Significant changes since tarsnap 1.0.39:
> * tarsnap now accepts a --resume-extract option to skip extracting files whose
> filesize and mtime match existing files on disk.
> * tarsnap now accepts --progress-bytes SIZE, which prints a progress message
> after each SIZE bytes are processed, up to once per file. This can be
> disabled with --no-progress-bytes.
> * tarsnap now accepts a --passphrase method:arg option which accepts:
> * --passphrase dev:tty-stdin
> * --passphrase dev:stdin-once
> * --passphrase dev:tty-once
> * --passphrase env:VARNAME
> * --passphrase file:FILENAME
> * tarsnap now accepts a --dump-config option to print the command-line and all
> non-blank lines read from config files.
> * tarsnap now exits with an error if there are unused command-line arguments.
> (i.e. "tarsnap -d -f a1 a2", where "a2" is unused.)
> * Improved performance on some x86, amd64, and arm64 systems by using
> cryptographic instruction set extensions.
> * When sent SIGINFO or SIGUSR1, tarsnap now prints the number of files and the
> number of uncompressed bytes processed, in addition to the previous output.
> * A zsh completion file can be installed with
> configure --with-zsh-completion=DIR.
> * Assorted compatibility fixes for MacOS X, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris, ZFS,
> and gcc 4.2.1.
> As usual, there are also lots of minor build fixes, harmless bug fixes, and
> code cleanups.
> Those of you who are using the tarsnap "experimental" .deb package set should
> find that version 126.96.36.199 will install via the usual apt-get command.
> Assuming I don't get any emails complaining that something is broken, I'll
> be releasing this officially as version 1.0.40 in about a week. As always,
> if you find any newly introduced bugs before the official release, you'll
> be eligible for double the normal Tarsnap bug bounties.
> Colin Percival