Package wipefreespace: Information

Source package: wipefreespace
Version: 1.6.1-alt4.1
Build time:  Jul 19, 2021, 04:03 AM
Category: File tools
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License: GPLv2
Summary: Program for secure cleaning of free space on file systems
Description: 
The wipefreespace is a program which securely cleans free space on given
file systems, making confidential removed data recovery impossible.

It also removes deleted files' names so that no trace is left.

WARNING: it is REQUIRED to specify a --method, otherwise you might think
the data is purged but it's still there actually.


Supported file systems are: ext2/3/4 (for this exact package)

List of rpms provided by this srpm:
wipefreespace (mipsel)
wipefreespace-debuginfo (mipsel)

Maintainer: Michael Shigorin

List of contributors:
Igor Vlasenko
Michael Shigorin

    1. libe2fs-devel
    2. glibc-kernheaders
    3. texinfo

Last changed


Dec. 3, 2015 Igor Vlasenko 1.6.1-alt4.1
- NMU: added BR: texinfo
Aug. 15, 2012 Michael Shigorin 1.6.1-alt4
- moved /usr/bin/wipefreespace to /bin
Aug. 11, 2012 Michael Shigorin 1.6.1-alt3
- added upstream proposed patch to add info-dir entry