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@jtellnes jtellnes released this Apr 12, 2021

Release date: 2021-04-12

  • Key features

    • Siard BLOB/CLOB analysis
      • Siard archive extracts may now be processed with a new Siard archive type option, providing a PRONOM file analysis of its BLOB/CLOB files
    • Language support
      • Arkade desktop application may now be run with an English user interface
      • Arkade output files (test report, analysis results etc.) may now be produced in English
  • GUI

    • Regenerating a package (in the metadata window) will no longer cause an error when overwriting an existing test report
    • A warning will now be issued on application exit if no package is created also after 2nd, 3rd, etc. testrun within an Arkade session
    • Broken links in the about window are fixed
    • Settings are now only accessable before testrun or packing is begun
    • A new information message type "Info" is now triggered when not testable archive extracts are loaded
    • Warning messages are now shown with a yellow color
  • CLI

    • An error causing the format analysis report filename prefixing to fail is fixed
    • The short syntax parameter -l are now used for the new output language option (--language). The parameter --noark5-test-list is renamed to noark5-test-selection with the short syntax parameter -s
    • Running the process operation will no longer generate an excessive test report file
  • General

    • An error causing PRONOM file analysis result statistics to accumulate from separate analysis runs, during the same Arkade session, is corrected
    • The test report file name is now Arkade-rapport_{UUID}.html/Arkade-report_{UUID}.html in all circumstances
    • A - (dash) is added to the Arkade result directory name (Arkade-resultater/Arkade-results)
    • Language is improved in test report and in several user messages
    • + a number of improvements and minor corrections

Installation instructions and downloads for GUI and CLI are found on https://arkade.arkivverket.no

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@lhSunde lhSunde released this Dec 10, 2020

Release date: 2020-12-10

This patch release fixes one critical bug, one minor bug, and contains two improvements. Please refer to the release notes for Version 2.2.0 for an overview of new features and improvements released in the latest main version.

  • PRONOM file format analysis

    • An error causing results to accumulate from separate analysis runs, during the same Arkade session, is corrected
    • The standard names of the result files are now prefixed with the name of the (topmost) analysed directory
  • Package independent PRONOM analysis tool

    • Analysed files are now correctly listed with their file paths relative to (and including) the directory selected for analysis
    • It is now possible to override the default naming of the result files
    • GUI dialog box texts are improved

Installation instructions and downloads for GUI and CLI are found on https://arkade.arkivverket.no

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@lhSunde lhSunde released this Nov 30, 2020

Release date: 2020-11-30

  • General new features and improvements

    • Both GUI and CLI applications now requires .NET 5 to be installed
    • Automatic detection of archive type of the selected archive extraction
  • PRONOM file analysis

    • The built in PRONOM file analysis is now available as a separate process enabling any directory accesible on the system to be analysed, independent of creating a package
    • The analysis results file is renamed from documentfile-formatinfo.csv to fileformatinfo.csv
    • MIME-types are now included in the analysis results
    • File extensions are (when present) now included as a separate field in the analysis results
    • The number of each found file format (by PUID) is now listed in a separate file, fileformatinfo-statistics.csv
  • Noark 5 tests

    • N5.36 - An error causing wrong references to occur for elements containing more than one comment, has been corrected
  • GUI

    • Separate PRONOM file analysis is available from the tools window ("Verktøy")
    • The Load archive extraction view is redesigned
  • CLI

    • Separate PRONOM file analysis is available through the verb analyse with parameter --format-analysis/-f
    • Due to automatic detection of archive type the parameter --type/-t is now optional
  • Other

    • Date values from xml-elements are now always validated against the xs:date data type
    • Separate PRONOM file analysis process and automatic archive type detection are exposed through the Core assembly API

Installation instructions and downloads for GUI and CLI are found on https://arkade.arkivverket.no

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@lhSunde lhSunde released this Sep 21, 2020

*Release date: 2020-09-21

  • General new features and improvements

    • PRONOM file analysis on document files is now available on all platforms
    • Document file checksums are now generated only on demand, and only once
    • When creating a SIP, test report is now saved in the same directory as the .tar package
    • The dias-mets.xml file is now described in {uuid}.xml.
  • Noark 5 tests

    • N5.16 now compares found registrations with documented registrations in ADDML
    • N5.29 no longer crashes when "Format" field is not present in arkivstruktur.xml
  • Command line interface

    • User is now informed when main processes are started and finished
    • Batch-script is added for Windows-users, enabling arkade to be run with just arkade
      (instead of dotnet Arkivverket.Arkade.CLI.dll arkade)
    • Missing valid specification file (arkivuttrekk.xml/addml.xml) now longer causes a crash
    • v2.0.0 introduced a bug resulting in always producing a SIP when packing. This is now fixed.
    • Minor bugfixes
    • Various cosmetic changes
  • GUI

    • Minor bugfixes
  • Other

    • Stack trace should now always display relative paths and line numbers to Arkade source files.
    • More detailed information from an arkade-run available in logs at path/to/processing/area/arkade-tmp/logs/

Installation packages for GUI and CLI can be downloaded from https://arkade.arkivverket.no

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@jtellnes jtellnes released this Aug 4, 2020

Release date: 2020-08-04

This patch release corrects a single error. Please refer to the release notes for Version 2.0.0 to see all new features and improvements released in the latest major version.

  • Noark 5 test N5.32
    • An error, introduced with Arkade version 2.0.0, causing Arkade to report existing document files as missing, has been corrected.

Installation packages for GUI and CLI can be downloaded from https://arkade.arkivverket.no

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@jtellnes jtellnes released this Jul 3, 2020

Release date: 2020-07-03

  • General new features

    • An option to customize a selection of Noark 5 tests to be executed is provided (GUI & CLI)
    • An option to run a PRONOM file analysis on document files is provided (GUI & CLI on Windows)
  • GUI

    • The new Arkade website is accessable from the main window
    • An about-window is added
    • Theme/colors has been renewed
    • An option for dark/light mode is added to settings
  • Command line interface

    • The command line is rewritten using the verbs test, pack, process and generate to better handle it's different run modes
    • Error handling is improved
  • ADDML processes

    • Analyse_CountRecordDefinitionOccurrences - A typo is corrected and Arkade will now expect the correct written process name in the ADDML to run the process
  • Metadata

    • Arkade now utilizes meta-notes to determin the contents of contact and system info. notes when loading METS files.

Installation packages for GUI and CLI can be downloaded from https://arkade.arkivverket.no

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@jtellnes jtellnes released this Mar 25, 2020

Release date: 2020-03-25

This extra release fixes an urgent issue. Please refer to the release notes for Version 1.6.0 to see the new features and improvements introduced in the main release.

  • Metadata
    • A problem that was introduced with v1.6.0, causing an error to occur when loading a METS file where hdrAgents are defined without any note elements, has been corrected.
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@jtellnes jtellnes released this Mar 22, 2020

  • Release date: 2020-03-22

  • Framework dependencies

    • Arkade CLI now requires .NET Core minimum version 3.1.0.
  • Noark 5 tests

    • N5.17 and N5.22 - Empty or missing journalposttype or journalstatus are now handled and reported.
    • N5.18 - Invalid registration creation date format is now handled.
  • ADDML processes

    • The max. number of single reported field delimiter errors has been decreased to 25.
  • Metadata

    • The contents of contact and system info. notes in METS are described with an additional (meta) note.
    • Empty (unused) GUI contact info. input fields no longer causes empty notes written in METS.
    • System name Arkade and version is included under the CREATOR part of the generated METS.
    • System name and version will, if found in a loaded metadata file, be displayed in the metadata GUI.
    • Leading and trailing spaces, newline and tab characters are now removed from the generated METS.
    • Arkade now supports loading metadata with email addresses containing æ, ø and å.
  • Package creation

    • Encoding issues with package filenames are fixed.
  • Test report

    • References to archive part will now be done by both system ID and title.
  • GUI

    • The Windows taskbar icon will now indicate if testing or packing is in progress or done.
  • Command line interface

    • Information about the Arkade current, and any new, version is displayed on processing execution.
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@jtellnes jtellnes released this Nov 22, 2019

Release date: 2019-11-22

This extra release fixes a few urgent issues. Please refer to the release notes for Version 1.5.0 to see the new features and improvements introduced in the main release.

  • Noark 5 tests

    • N5.60: Start and end date control is now performed using the field journaldato (not opprettetDato).
    • N5.60: Situation with no registrations / registration dates are now handled and written to report.
    • N5.10: Folders without a specific type are now counted and included in report.
    • N5.16: Registrations without a specific type are now counted and included in report.
    • N5.16: The term Registertype is corrected to Registreringstype.
    • + some minor internal system improvements.
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@jtellnes jtellnes released this Oct 22, 2019

Release date: 2019-10-22

  • Framework dependencies

    • Arkade now requires .NET framework minimum version 4.7.2.
    • Arkade CLI now requires .NET Core minimum version 3.0.0.
  • Noark 5 tests

    • Test system now supports Noark version 5.5 archives.
    • N5.01 - Archive files documented in ADDML-file, which not exist on disk is now reported in new Noark 5 test.
    • N5.02 - Archive processing is no longer aborted if a file failes the checksum test. Checksum errors are written to the test report.
    • N5.10 - Folders are now grouped by whatever folder type they have.
    • N5.16 - Registrations are now grouped by archive part and by whatever registration type they have.
    • N5.17 - Reporting of missing main document is left to Noark 5 test N5.21.
    • N5.29 - Comparison between file extention and the documented format is now case-insensitive.
    • N5.36 - Comments are now grouped by the element name or, if defined, the element type of whatever parent element they have.
    • N5.60 - Journal start and end dates are now compared by date only, not by date and time.
    • N5.63 - Archive XML elements with no content is now beeing reported with a new Noark 5 test.
  • ADDML processes

    • Error handling and reporting on reading ADDML file is improved.
    • The record-counter for reporting field number errors now starts counting at 1, not 0.
  • Test report

    • The text "Totalt" is prepended the total number in tests having a total counter.
    • Total counters have been implemented on the following N5 content analysis tests: N5.08, N5.09, N5.10, N5.12, N5.15, N5.19, N5.33, N5.34, N5.36, N5.37, N5.38, N5.42, N5.43, N5.44, N5.45 and N5.46.
  • Metadata

    • The supported METS version is now 1.9.1.
    • The metadata section "Creator" has been moved underneath the section for "Owner" in the create package window (GUI-application).
    • Empty altRecordID elements are, if needed, written to the METS result to meet the Essarch requirement of minimum 3.
  • Package creation

    • The chosen package destination will now be controlled for sufficient disk space before the packing process is started.
  • General corrections and improvements

    • Arkade now handles archives without a classification system.
    • All NuGet packages except Prism and Autofac (GUI issues) upgraded to the latest version.
    • Issues with encoding and line endings in CLI app start script are corrected.
    • + a number of internal system improvements.
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