Package cpio: Information

    Source package: cpio
    Version: 2.6-alt17.M40.1
    Build time:  Nov 20, 2009, 09:33 PM
    Category: Archiving/Backup
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    License: GPL
    Summary: A GNU archiving program
    Description: 
    GNU cpio copies files into or out of a cpio or tar archive.  Archives
    are files which contain a collection of other files plus information
    about them, such as their file name, owner, timestamps, and access
    permissions.  The archive can be another file on the disk, a magnetic
    tape, or a pipe.  GNU cpio supports the following archive formats:  binary,
    old ASCII, new ASCII, crc, HPUX binary, HPUX old ASCII, old tar and POSIX.1
    tar.  By default, cpio creates binary format archives, so that they are
    compatible with older cpio programs.  When it is extracting files from
    archives, cpio automatically recognizes which kind of archive it is reading
    and can read archives created on machines with a different byte-order.

    List of rpms provided by this srpm:
    cpio (x86_64, i586)
    cpio-static (x86_64, i586)

    Maintainer: Dmitry V. Levin

    List of contributors:
    Dmitry V. Levin
    qa-robot
    Ilya Evseev


      1. cvs
      2. glibc-devel-static

    Last changed


    Nov. 20, 2009 Dmitry V. Levin 2.6-alt17.M40.1
    - Do not use alloca in safer_name_suffix() to avoid stack overflow (CVE-2007-4476).
    - Fixed creation of newc/crc archives with files containing multiple hard links.
    April 14, 2007 Dmitry V. Levin 2.6-alt17
    - Reduced macro abuse in specfile.
    May 16, 2006 Dmitry V. Levin 2.6-alt16
    - Fixed build with gcc-4.1.0.