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GNU xorriso 1.4.6 released

From: Thomas Schmitt
Subject: GNU xorriso 1.4.6 released
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2016 09:18:44 +0200

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libburnia project is pleased to announce the release of version 1.4.6
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 .


* Bug fix: SIGSEGV by NULL when a data file was larger than ISO level allows.

* Bug fix: SAO CD could be perceived 2 blocks to short.
           Regression in 1.4.4 by rev 5672.

* Bug fix: The default setting of -compliance did not apply rec_mtime to
           Joliet and ISO:1999. mkisofs emulation was not affected by this bug.

* Bug fix: -file_size_limit did not increase ISO level if necessary.
           Thanks to Mattias Schlenker.

* Bug fix: Interpretation of 17 digit timestamps was wrong.

* Now operating optical drives on OpenBSD. Thanks to SASANO Takayoshi.

* New command -use_immed_bit, new -as cdrecord option use_immed_bit=

* Made several pseudo-random ids reproducible by overriding volume modification

* New -volume_date mode "all_file_dates"

* New -as mkisofs option --set_all_file_dates

* New bootspec "gpt_disk_guid=", new -as mkisofs option --gpt_disk_guid

* New -report_system_area modes "gpt_disk_guid", "make_guid"

* New -find action "set_to_mtime"

* New environment variable SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH as of

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

          is mirrored at
          and .


The xorriso release tarball will soon show up at your local GNU FTP mirror as
(see GNU FTP Mirror List )
It is already now available as

Post bug reports or requests to one of these mailing lists:
or directly to me:

Have a nice day :)


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