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kholtman committed Feb 24, 2012
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  1. +1 −0 HISTORY
  3. +5 −4 README
  4. +4 −28 afio.1
  5. +1 −1 afio.c
  6. +2 −1 afio.lsm
  7. +3 −3 patchlevel.h
@@ -946,4 +946,5 @@ by Jaari Aalto.
Improved some questionable code in incheckdata(). Removed unused
variable (causing compiler warning) in outflush() and compressfile().
+Created afio home page on the web.
@@ -18,6 +18,12 @@ real problem. (The GCC maintainers add new types of warning messages
regularly, and afio is usually behind in updating the sources to
eliminate new warnings.)
+If you see warning like:
+ ignoring return value of X, declared with attribute warn_unused_result
+these are spurious are generated by a bug in glibc: they can be ignored.
See the file PORTING for more information on compiling afio on
non-Linux machines.
@@ -48,12 +54,6 @@ which installs the afio binary in /usr/local/bin, and the manual page
in /usr/share/man/man1 -- these are the correct locations for most
Linux systems.
-** Warning: older versions the afio `make install' (before
- used /usr/bin as the executable install directory. If
- /usr/bin is before /usr/local/bin in your PATH, you might have to
- delete or rename any older version of afio in /usr/bin.
Notes on using afio
@@ -1,17 +1,18 @@
This is afio 2.5.1
-To find out if this is the latest version, you can look at
+To find out if this is the latest version, go to
The current maintainer is Koen Holtman (
+(Alternative e-mail address for the maintainer:
When mailing the maintainer, please use the word `afio' somewhere in
the subject line, this lowers the chance that your mail will get
accidentally deleted.
-Alternative e-mail address for the maintainer:
>> See the first lines of afio.c for licensing/redistribution information <<
32 afio.1
@@ -1609,35 +1609,11 @@ will read the parts in the right (alphabetic) order.
cpio(1), find(1), tar(1), compress(1), gzip(1).
-There is no official web site for
-.IR afio .
-However, the current
-maintainer does post information on alpha, beta, and production releases at
-The Debian project maintains a binary distribution package of
-.IR afio ,
+The afio home page is at
-Bug reporting on the Debian package can be done to the Debian project,
-bugs with a scope beyond Debian will usually also reach the current afio
-maintainer mentioned below.
-For general bug reporting, patches,
-suggestions and status inquiries, please e-mail
-the current afio maintainer.
-Though the maintenance and distribution effort of
-.I afio
-is Linux-centered, correspondence with respect to the use of
-.I afio
-on other operating systems is also welcome.
-When mailing the maintainer, please use the word `afio' somewhere in
-the subject line, this lowers the chance that your mail will get
-accidentally deleted. The current maintainer e-mail address is:
+See the home page for information on submitting questions, bug
+reports, patches, etc.
Mark Brukhartz
2 afio.c
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@
* - The main authors and maintainers all intend afio to be free and
* freely distributable. It has been distributed widely and for
* free since at least 1987, when it was posted to the
- * comp.sources.linux newsgroup.
+ * comp.sources.unix newsgroup.
* - The legal risks to re-distributers, coming from the licence, are
* effectively zero.
@@ -9,7 +9,8 @@ Description: Archiver & backup program with builtin compression
Supports files greater than 2 GB.
Author: Mark Brukhartz, Koen Holtman, et al.
Maintained-by: (Koen Holtman)
Platforms: gcc, gzip
Copying-policy: free
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-#define VERSION "2.5.1"
-#define DATE "05 Feb 2012"
+#define VERSION "2.5.1dev"
+#define DATE ">05 Feb 2012"
* Version 1.68 1985 Mark Brukhartz
@@ -22,5 +22,5 @@
* Version 04 Dec 2002 Koen Holtman
* Version 2.4.8.beta1 14 Dec 2003 Koen Holtman
* Version 2.5 21 Dec 2003 Koen Holtman
- * Version 2.5.1 05 Feb 2011 Koen Holtman
+ * Version 2.5.1 05 Feb 2012 Koen Holtman

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