Package magicrescue

Source package: magicrescue
Version: 1.1.9-alt1.qa1
Build time:  Apr 16, 2013, 10:54 PM
Category: Text tools
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License:  GPLv2+
Summary:  Magic Rescue is a file carving tool that uses "magic bytes" in a file contents to recover data
Description: 
Magic Rescue scans a block device for file types it knows how to recover and
calls an external program to extract them. It looks at "magic bytes" in file
contents, so it can be used both as an undelete utility and for recovering a
corrupted drive or partition. As long as the file data is there, it will find
it.

It works on any file system, but on very fragmented file systems it can only
recover the first chunk of each file. Practical experience (this program was not
written for fun) shows, however, that chunks of 30-50MB are not uncommon.
List of rpms provided by this srpm: 
magicrescue (x86_64, i586)
magicrescue-debuginfo (x86_64, i586)
Maintainer: Victor Forsyuk
List of contributors: 
Dmitry V. Levin
Victor Forsyuk

ACL:  @qa_p7
    1. libdb4-devel
    2. libgdbm-devel
Last changes:
April 15, 2013 Dmitry V. Levin 1.1.9-alt1.qa1
- NMU: rebuilt for debuginfo.
June 16, 2010 Victor Forsyuk 1.1.9-alt1
- 1.1.9
- Add recipe for rar archives (upstream forgot to add it to tarball).
Nov. 16, 2009 Victor Forsyuk 1.1.8-alt1
- Initial build.

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