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GNU xorriso 1.5.2 released


libburnia project is pleased to announce the release of version 1.5.2
of GNU xorriso, a ISO 9660 Rock Ridge filesystem manipulator. Available
on GNU FTP mirrors as

It creates, loads, manipulates and writes ISO 9660 filesystem images with
Rock Ridge extensions. Optionally it supports hard links, ACLs, xattr,
and MD5 checksums.
xorriso can load the management information of existing ISO images and it
writes the session results to optical media or to filesystem objects.
Vice versa xorriso is able to copy file objects from ISO 9660 filesystems
to disk.

A special property of xorriso is that it needs neither an external ISO 9660
formatter program nor an external burn program for CD, DVD or BD but rather
incorporates the libraries of libburnia-project.org .


* Bug fix: Stream recording was applied regardless whether the drive offers it.
           This caused failures with some MATSHITA laptop drives if
           -stream_recording was enabled.

* Bug fix: TDK Corporation was not recognized as manufacturer of DVD-R "TTH02"

* Bug fix: Appended GPT partitions were not covered by the protective MBR

* Bug fix: Multi-session emulation spoiled GPT production.
           "GPT partitions ... overlap". Regression towards 1.4.8

* Bug fix: Appending partitions 5 to 8 caused damaged ISO filesystems if not
           for SUN disk label

* Bug fix: SIGSEGV happened if --grub2-boot-info was given without -b

* Bug fix: -disk_pattern on -add ./ -- mistook "./" for the root directory.
           Thanks JBThiel.

* Bug fix: -disk_pattern "on" -add "" -- yielded SIGSEGV

* Bug fix: -osirrox "concat_split_on" worked only together with -split_size
           larger than 0. Thanks William Willems.

* Enabled GPT type GUIDs with -append_partition,
  -boot_image any iso_mbr_part_type=, and -as mkisofs -iso_mbr_part_type

* Made libisoburn and GNU xorriso ready for building out-of-source.
  Thanks Ross Burton.

License: GPLv3+

System requirements:
- GNU/Linux: kernel 2.4 or newer, libc, libpthread
- FreeBSD  : libc, libpthread, libiconv, IDE and SATA drives need atapicam
- Solaris  : libc, libpthread, libvolmgt
- NetBSD   : libc, libpthread
- OpenBSD  : libc, libpthread
- on other X/Open systems there will be no direct operation of
  CD/DVD/BD drives, but only POSIX i/o which may or may not
  be offered by the system for DVD-RAM, DVD+RW, or BD-RE.

  libreadline + libreadline-development , or libedit
  zlib + zlib-development
  libbz2 + libbz2-development
  on GNU/Linux: libacl + libacl-development
If they were present at compile time, then the optional libraries have to
be present at runtime, too.

For more info, see http://www.gnu.org/software/xorriso/xorriso.html

                   http://www.gnu.org/software/xorriso is mirrored at
                   scdbackup.sourceforge.net .


The xorriso release tarball will soon show up at your local GNU FTP mirror as
(see GNU FTP Mirror List http://www.gnu.org/prep/ftp.html )
It is already now available as

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or directly to me:

Have a nice day :)


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