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    1 INSTALLATION (from .tar.gz archive)
    2 ===================================
    3 
    4 Debian Linux: Type 'debuild' to get a binary archive.
    5 Others: Run './install-sh' or 'sh install-sh' and follow the instructions.
    6 
    7 
    8 
    9 RELEASE NOTES
   10 =============
   11 
   12 Version 1.4
   13 -----------
   14 
   15 With some help from Joe Auricchio <avarame@ml1.net>, backup2l should
   16 now run under Mac OS X 10.3 (but may still be unstable!). The following
   17 known restrictions apply:
   18 - installing the GNU findutils, e. g. from fink (fink.sf.net),
   19   in particular the GNU versions of 'find' and 'xargs'.
   20 - If no GNU version of sed is installed, the FILTER_* commands in the
   21   beginning of "backup2l" have to be changed to use per for filtering
   22   (just uncomment the respective lines there).
   23 - In some cases, the printf "%s" command of 'find' always returns 0
   24   instead of the file size. This leads to incorrect size reports.
   25 - The date in the summary output is broken unless GNU date is installed.
   26 - [to be continued...]
   27 
   28 Binaries for the four gnu programs which Macintosh users need to install
   29 before using backup2l (find, xargs, sed and date) may be found at
   30 http://luddite.cst.usyd.edu.au/~jason/macos-gnu-utils-for-backup2l.tgz
   31 (Jason Grossman <Jason.Grossman@staff.usyd.edu.au>).
   32 
   33 
   34 
   35 Version 1.1
   36 -----------
   37 
   38 An new open driver architecture allows to use virtually any archiving
   39 program as a backend. Built-in drivers support .tar.gz, .tar.bz2, or
   40 .afioz files. Further user-defined drivers can be added as described in
   41 the sample configuration file 'first-time.conf'.
   42 
   43 Due to major code changes, this release may be unstable. The latest
   44 stable release is 1.01. Archives created by the default driver
   45 ("DRIVER_TAR_GZ") are fully compatible with backup2l 1.01.
   46 
   47 
   48 
   49 Version 0.9 & 0.91
   50 ------------------
   51 
   52 Some versions of find (e. g. 4.1.7.) seem to have a bug so that printf does
   53 not produce leading 0's if requested. As a result, the .list.gz, .new.gz and
   54 .obsolete.gz files may contain entries like
   55 
   56   4 11/11/01 02:07:17    0.   0 0777 /var/squid/some_file
   57 
   58 instead of
   59 
   60   4 11/11/01 02:07:17 0000.0000 0777 /var/squid/some_file
   61 
   62 In backup2l 0.91, a workaround is implemented to guarantee the correct (2nd)
   63 format. Two issues have to be considered:
   64 
   65 a) Without leading 0's, a restore operation may fail.
   66 
   67 b) Backups are always created correctly. However, when switching to 0.91,
   68    differential backups may be larger than necessary.
   69 
   70 It is recommended either to modify incorrect .list.gz, .new.gz and
   71 .obsolete.gz files manually or to purge the respective archives.
   72 
   73 
   74 
   75 COPYRIGHT
   76 =========
   77 (c) 2001-2009 by Gundolf Kiefer <gundolfk@web.de>
   78 
   79 This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
   80 it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published
   81 by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License,
   82 or (at your option) any later version.
   83 
   84 This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   85 but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
   86 MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
   87 GNU General Public License for more details.
   88 
   89 You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
   90 along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
   91 Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston,
   92 MA 02111-1307 USA.