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@mmatuska mmatuska released this Jun 12, 2019 · 60 commits to master since this release

Libarchive 3.4.0 is a feature and security release.

Feature higlights:

  • Support for file and directory symlinks on Windows
  • Read support for RAR 5.0 archives
  • Read support for ZIPX archives with xz, lzma, ppmd8 and bzip2 compression
  • Support for non-recursive list and extract
  • New tar option: --exclude-vcs
  • Improved file attribute support on Linux and file flags support on FreeBSD
  • 64-bit ar format support

Important bugfixes:

  • fix reading Android APK archives (#1055 )
  • fix problems related to unreadable directories (#1167)
  • patches from OpenBSD to libarchive_fe/passphrase.c
  • support extracting ACLs with in-entry comments (#1096)
  • support extracting extattrs as non-root on non-user-writable files (#1023)
  • a two-digit number of OSS-Fuzz issues was resolved in this release
  • various resource leak, use-after-free and crash fixes

Thanks to all contributors and bug reporters for making libarchive such a great piece of software.
Special thanks to @antekone for implementing RAR 5.0 reader and ZIPX decompression support.

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