cvs commit: ports/sysutils Makefile ports/sysutils/dd_rescue
Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist
ports/sysutils/dd_rescue/files patch-Makefile patch-dd_rescue.c
danfe at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 15 07:10:21 PST 2005
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 11:56:56PM +0900, MANTANI Nobutaka wrote:
> At Mon, 14 Mar 2005 22:41:41 +0000,
> Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 05:09:49PM +0000, MANTANI Nobutaka wrote:
> > > nobutaka 2005-03-14 17:09:49 UTC
> > >
> > > FreeBSD ports repository
> > >
> > > Modified files:
> > > sysutils Makefile
> > > Added files:
> > > sysutils/dd_rescue Makefile distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist
> > > sysutils/dd_rescue/files patch-Makefile patch-dd_rescue.c
> > > Log:
> > > Add dd_rescue, a dd tool suitable for rescuing data from a medium with errors.
> > What does it do what "dd -conv=noerror,sync" and phk's bad media recover tool
> > cannot?
> It has several features they don't have.
> - It can read a file backwards from the end of the file.
> - Don't abort on error until a error number reaches a maximum error
> number specified by a user (or don't abort at all).
> - You can specify two block sizes, a small one used in the case of errors
> and a large one used in the normal case (It is similar to phk's recoverdisk).
Thanks for explanation. You should've probably said so in commit message in
the first place though. ;-)
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