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Releases: arkivverket/arkade5

Version 2.12.0

03 Jun 10:00
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Release date: 2024-06-03

  • Framework upgrade

    • Arkade 5 now requires .NET 8
      • For Arkade 5 version 2.12.0 to run, the .NET 8 runtime must be installed.
        CLI and GUI applications requires .NET 8 Runtime and .NET 8 Desktop Runtime accordingly.
  • Third party software upgrades

    • File format analysis is now based on version 1.11.0 of Siegfried
    • The Siegfried signature file has been updated to the latest version (as of 2024-05-13)
    • PDF/A validation is now based on version 1.24.1 of VeraPDF
    • Optional DBPTK-integration has been verified with version 2.11.0 of the DBPTK CLI/library
  • Installer upgrade

    • The installer framework WiX is upgraded to version 5
  • GUI improvements

    • User confirmation dialogs are displayed when buttons are clicked to close Arkade or to start a new session
    • Descriptions of metadata sections are now provided as tooltips on each section heading
  • CLI

    • The obsolete parameter -O (replaced by -F in Arkade version 2.7.0) for the CLI analyse command has been removed

Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Full Changelog: v2.11.1...v.2.12.0

Version 2.11.2

23 Apr 08:13
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Release date: 2024-04-23

This patch release corrects issues related to file format analysis and Siard archive processing.

  • The option to run format analysis on Noark 5 document files when creating a package from IP-input (.tar) is re-enabled.
    The versions affected by this fallout is 2.11.0 and 2.11.1. Standalone file format analysis (run from toolbox) is not affected.

  • File format analysis no longer abort but continue with next file if Siegfried generates a csv result containg syntax errors.

  • Missing progress display for file format analysis on Siard blobs/clobs (causing crash if run with CLI), have been fixed.

  • The ability to pack archive extracts having Siard versions without Arkade test-support is fixed.


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.11.1

08 Dec 09:57
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Release date: 2023-12-08

This patch release contains a change to Noark 5 test N5.14 to ensure that only public folder titles are used in the test report.


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.11.0

05 Jul 14:04
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Release date: 2023-07-05

  • Performance improvements

    • Noark 5 document files are no longer extracted from .tar archive for analysis, potentially reducing the processing time significantly
    • Noark 5 document files analysed during testing are no longer re-analysed for IP-package metadata, reducing the processing time
  • + A number of minor corrections and improvements


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.10.1

19 Jun 14:15
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Release date: 2023-06-19

This patch release resolves a vulnerability regarding the processing of Siard archive extracts
An error, causing all contents of the directory containing a Siard archive file loaded with Arkade using the "Select file"-option to be included if an informationpackage is created, has been corrected.


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.10.0

16 May 13:41
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Release date: 2023-05-16

  • New Features

    • The number of empty document files is now reported with a new Noark 5 test (N5.64)
    • The maximum number of test results per test, written to the test report (PDF and HTML formats), is now configurable
      in the GUI settings window or as CLI parameter --result-display-limit (shorthand -r) followed by the the desired number
  • Improvements

    • The Arkade metadata module (loader, writer and editor) has been expanded with support for the METS fields
      RECORD STATUS, DELIVERY TYPE, PACKAGE NUMBER, REFERENCE CODE and PROJECT NAME
    • PRONOM-analysis: File formats valid with additional requirements (according to RAF) are now listed as "Valid*" (with an asterisk)
    • DIAS-validator: Support is added for SIARD-SIP and SIARD-AIP
    • The bundled PRONOM-analysis tool, Siegfried, is updated to version 1.9.6
  • Corrections

    • Noark 5 tests N5.21 and N5.24: Folders and registrations with status "Utgår" are now ignored properly
    • Noark 5 test N5.02 should no longer cause the test session to abort under any circumstances
    • The progress indicator for archive testing should no longer reset and/or indicate negative progress
    • The PDF/A-validator will no longer hang if a reference to a non-existing file is passed to it
    • The DIAS-validator does no longer require ADDML files for SIP-structures
    • GUI: Text in multi-line metadata input fields is now always left aligned
  • + A number of minor corrections and improvements


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.9.1

28 Feb 08:53
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Release date: 2023-02-28

This patch release mainly contains improvements and fixes related to the PRONOM analysis

  • PRONOM analysis

    • Fixed a bug causing the PRONOM-analysis to fail without giving any feedback to the user
    • Improved robustness of the PRONOM-analysis
    • Improved handling of unforeseen bugs
    • Fixed a bug causing .zip and .tar files to appear twice in the resulting .csv file
    • Content of archive files (.zip, .tar) with missing or incorrect extensions will now be analysed
    • Progress is now indicated as a percentage (xxx.xx %) rather than number of files (x of N)
    • Result file:
      • Absolute file path is removed - this was added based on a misunderstanding
      • Field for format approval in accordance with the Norwegian Archivist's Regulation is renamed from "RF-{date}" to "RAF-{date}"
      • Field for errors is placed as last field
    • Statistics file:
      • Number of file formats is placed as last field
  • Improved handling of errors occuring during cleanup of Arkade's temporary files

    • minor UI corrections

Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.9.0

13 Feb 13:11
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Release date: 2023-02-13

  • New features

    • PRONOM-analysis results now has a field indicating whether the file's format is valid according to the Norwegian Archivist's Regulation
  • Corrections and improvements

    • Noark 5 tests N5.14, N5.21 and N5.24:
      • Folders and registrations with status "Utgår", and their subfolder/-registrations are now ignored while testing
      • Test result messages contains more information for better traceability
    • SIARD: Invalid metadata.xml no longer causes crash when creating an AIP/SIP
    • CLI: Performance issues with the test progress indicator is fixed
    • PRONOM-analysis:
      • Absolute file paths and file sizes are included in PRONOM-analysis results
      • The structure of statistics file has been improved for machine (and human) readability
    • An error causing incorrect number of xml elements to be displayed while testing N5-extracts is fixed
    • UTF-8 encoding is ensured in various contexts
  • + a number of other improvements and minor corrections


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.8.0

10 Nov 12:45
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Release date: 2022-11-10

  • New feature

    • A tool to determine whether SIP/AIP packages (as directory or as tar-file) has the required file- and directory-structure, as by the specification for DIAS, is now available in the GUI toolbox and on the command line.
  • Corrections and improvements

    • An error, causing MIME-type always set to "text/txt" on file descriptions in the dias-mets file, is corrected
    • PRONOM-analysis now includes the content of archive-files (.zip, .tar, .gzip) recursively
    • Improved batch validation of PDF/A
      • Reduced memory usage
      • Empty directories no longer causes an error
    • The DBPTK Developer .jar is no longer required to be version 2.9.9, however only version 2.9.9 has been verified to work with Arkade.
    • ADDML: Quoted fields should no longer cause invalidation
  • + a number of other improvements and minor corrections


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no

Version 2.7.0

18 Aug 08:38
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Release date: 2022-08-18

  • New features

    • Arkade now supports packing of Noark 4 extracts*
    • Validation of PDF/A files can now be run on a directory to recursively validate all its files as PDF/A
    • The file format analysis progress is now indicated, displayed as x of N files analysed
    • Metadata example file generation (previously CLI only) has been made available in the GUI-app tools window
    • It is now possible to customise names for the Noark 5 test selection and metadata example files generated with CLI
  • Corrections and improvements

    • Arkade has been set up to remove temporary files generated when running the PDF/A validation tool
    • Date fields now supports NS-ISO 8601 formats (#133)
    • Arkade no longer automatically re-creates the working directory defined in settings if it has been deleted (or its disk have been replaced) (#128)
    • Empty field value in a nullable code based field is no longer reported as an error (#137)
    • GUI no longer reports incorrect number of records for ADDML-based extracts (#138)
    • The file format analysis statistics file now contains information on file format version
    • Noark 5 test N5.03 now groups identical errors
    • The test-report in XML-format is pretty-printed again
    • The METS-files are pretty printed again
    • The file arkivuttrekk.xml is no longer renamed to addml.xml when copied to administrative_metadata
    • Several Noark 5 tests now refers to the correct file for error location
    • Tools are now organised in tabs in the GUI-app tools window
  • + a number of other improvements and minor corrections

*Testing of Noark 4 extracts is not supported


Downloads for the latest release, installation instructions and user guides are found at https://arkade.arkivverket.no