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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [compress] Releasing 1.4
Date Sat, 31 Mar 2012 08:36:13 GMT
+1

Before ages when I wrote the "ChangeSet" stuff I have marked them as
"experimental". Have not heard any complains yet... we should discuss
if we remove that label or if need some more tweaks there. Probably
after 1.4?

On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 6:48 AM, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Compress' trunk has been sitting on valuable content for too long now:
>
> * XZ compression
>
> * BZIP2 now reads streams created by pbzip2 (parallel bzip2)
>
> * TAR has been largely improved to support reading and writing big
>  files, old files and files with long names - as well as encodings
>  other than ASCII - in several ways supporting multiple dialects.
>
> There is one backwards incompatible change, tar now uses the platform's
> native encoding for file names (like GNU tar does) rather than
> ISO-8859-1.
>
> I intend to build a release candidate sometime during the next week
> unless anybody objects.  In order to incorporate feedback before I
> create the RC I've built the site for review at
> http://people.apache.org/~bodewig/commons-compress/
>
> Stefan
>
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