rsync 2.5.1 (2002-01-03) BUG FIXES: * Fix for segfault in --daemon mode configuration parser. (Paul Mackerras) * Correct string<->address parsing for both IPv4 and 6. (YOSHIFUJI Hideaki, SUMIKAWA Munechika and Jun-ichiro "itojun" Hagino) * Various fixes for IPv6 support. (Dave Dykstra) * rsync.1 typo fix. (Matt Kraai) * Test suite typo fixes. (Tom Schmidt) * rsync.1 grammar and clarity improvements. (Edward Welbourne) * Correction to ./configure tests for inet_ntop. (Jeff Garzik) ENHANCEMENTS: * --progress and -P now show estimated data transfer rate (in a multiple of bytes/s) and estimated time to completion. (Rik Faith) * --no-detach option, required to run as a W32 service and also useful when running on Unix under daemontools, AIX's SRC, or a debugger. (Max Bowsher, Jos Backus) * Clearer error messages for some conditions. rsync 2.5.0 (2001-11-30) ANNOUNCEMENTS * Martin Pool <firstname.lastname@example.org> is now a co-maintainer. NEW FEATURES * Support for LSB-compliant packaging <http://www.linuxbase.org/> * Shell wildcards are allowed in "auth users" lines. * Merged UNC rsync+ patch to support creation of standalone patch sets. By Bert J. Dempsey and Debra Weiss, updated by Jos Backus. <http://www.ils.unc.edu/i2dsi/unc_rsync+.html> * IPv6 support based on a patch from KAME.net, on systems including modern versions of Linux, Solaris, and HP-UX. Also includes IPv6 compatibility functions for old OSs by the Internet Software Consortium, Paul Vixie, the OpenSSH portability project, and OpenBSD. ENHANCEMENTS * Include/exclude cluestick: with -vv, print out whether files are included or excluded and why. * Many error messages have more friendly explanations and more details. * Manual page improvements plus scanty protocol documentation. * When running as --daemon in the background and using a "log file" rsyncd.conf directive, close the log file every time it is open when going to sleep on the socket. This allows the log file to get cleaned out by another process. * Change to using libpopt rather than getopt for processing options. This makes the code cleaner and the behaviour more consistent across platforms. popt is included and built if not installed on the platform. * More details in --version, including note about whether 64-bit files, symlinks and hardlinks are supported. * MD4 code may use less CPU cycles. * Use mkstemp on systems where it is secure. If we use mktemp, explain that we do it in a secure way. * --whole-file is the default when source and target are on the local machine. BUG FIXES: * Fix for various bugs causing rsync to hang. * Attempt to fix Large File Summit support on AIX. * Attempt to fix error handling lockup bug. * Give a non-0 exit code if *any* of the files we have been asked to transfer fail to transfer * For log messages containing ridiculously long strings that might overflow a buffer rsync no longer aborts, but rather prints an ellipsis at the end of the string. (Patch from Ed Santiago.) PLATFORMS: * Improved support for UNICOS (tested on Cray T3E and Cray SV1) * autoconf2.52 (or later) is now required to rebuild the autoconf scripts. It is not required to simply build rsync. * Platforms thought to work in this release: Cray SV1 UNICOS 10.0.0.8 cc Debian Linux 2.2 UltraSparc gcc Debian Linux testing/unstable ARM gcc FreeBSD 3.3-RELEASE i386 cc FreeBSD 4.1.1-RELEASE i386 cc FreeBSD 4.3-STABLE i386 cc HP PA-RISC HP-UX 10.20 gcc HP PA-RISC HP-UX 11.11 cc IRIX 6.5 MIPS cc IRIX 6.5 MIPS gcc Mac OS X PPC (--disable-ipv6) cc NetBSD 1.5 i386 gcc NetBSD Current i386 cc OpenBSD 2.5 Sparc gcc OpenBSD 2.9 i386 cc OpenBSD Current i386 cc RedHat 6.2 i386 gcc RedHat 6.2 i386 insure++ RedHat 7.0 i386 gcc RedHat 7.1 i386 (Kernel 2.4.10) gcc Slackware 8.0 i686 (Kernel 2.4.10) Solaris 8 UltraSparc cc Solaris 8 UltraSparc gcc Solaris 8 i386 gcc SuSE 7.1 i386 gcc2.95.2 SuSE 7.1 ppc gcc2.95.2 i386-pc-sco3.2v5.0.5 cc i386-pc-sco3.2v5.0.5 gcc powerpc-ibm-aix220.127.116.11 cc i686-unknown-sysv5UnixWare7.1.0 gcc i686-unknown-sysv5UnixWare7.1.0 cc TESTING: * The existing test.sh script by Phil Hands has been merged into a test framework that works from both "make check" and the Samba build farm.