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Re: Please test: tarsnap 1.0.40

All is well on OpenBSD -current amd64. Looking forward to the new
release. Thanks!


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
>   https://www.tarsnap.com/download/tarsnap-autoconf-
> and the tarball has SHA256 hash
>   6446e12b936b6e12a723de29d4478c81e91eb139de214f5aeaac75a80bae8dfc
> You can also see all the changes between 1.0.39 and this version in the
> newly-public git repository at
>   https://github.com/Tarsnap/tarsnap
> 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 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