* Thu Feb 04 2011 devel (AN) 
- Bugfixes in version 1.6-2
  + replaced softlink to symharden.c

* Thu Jan 11 2011 devel (AN) 
- Changes to version 1.6-1
  + signal handler catches CTRL-C to free duplicates discovered so far
  + added if-defines to avoid double parsing of *.h files
  + removed inline directive [due to compile errors by request of Andres Meyer]
- Enhancement in version 1.6-1
  + added listener interface
  + added new platform makefile for Apple Mac Version 10.6.0 i386 [tested]
  + catch filesystem errors (e.g. /sys) and print warnings instead of assertions
  + added (sp)lint rule for linux
  + added symharden tool to convert softlinks into hardlinks whereever possible
- Bugfixes in version 1.6-1
  + added missing #ifdef HASHSUM statements [notified by Linc Davis]
  + using include of  instead of  [by Linc Davis]
  + added fclose() to mp4.c and checking all fclose()/fseek() result codes
  + linted mp3.c, mp4.c mpc.c, auto.c, ogg.c, jpg.c and my.c
  + partially linted freedup.c (e.g. splint does not fail anymore)
  + moved filesize variables in "extra" functions from size_t=int to ulong
  + incorporated patch to avoid segfaults [by Charles Duppy]
- Known Bug in 1.6-1
  + Apple Mac version does not link different ownerships (yet reason unclear)

* Thu Mar 06 2008 devel (AN) 
- Changes to unpublished version 1.5-4
  + Corrected Copyright statements to comply with OSF (GPL) requirements
- Enhancement in unpublished version 1.5-4
  + minor corrections to man page

* Thu Mar 06 2008 devel (AN) 
- Changes to version 1.5-3
  + gui defaults to off, activate and deactivate using "make webon/weboff/state"

* Thu Mar 06 2008 devel (AN) 
- Changes to version 1.5-3
  + the features provided with option -W are for testing purpose only
  + basic web interface offered (reply not accepted yet)
  + changed invisible default option for sorting criteria to '.'
- Enhancement in version 1.5-3
  + automated installation routine for xinetd and inetd
  + deinstall script for xinetd only
  + added html pages to rpm package as well
- Bugfixes in version 1.5-3
  + removed a leftover debug command

* Sun Mar 02 2008 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.5-2
  + enable freedup to restore directory time stamp after linking (option -T)
  + added usage help, man page and syntax web page for option -T
  + extended test3 in Makefile.tests to check new option -T
  + streamlined Makefile.tests using for-loops and 'test -ef'(25% reduced size)
  + Makefile.tests now needs gnu 'test' facility '[' to work correctly
- Bugfixes in version 1.5-2
  + corrected date in copyright notice for -V
  + added '+' and '-' to -k option in online syntax help

* Sat Feb 02 2008 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.5-1
  + file trees are now scanned by an internal routine, find is called on demand
  + output during tree scanning changes every 1000 files (i.e. find activity)
  + updated man page to show how to use find instead of the internal routine
  + testing did not proof performance gain when using internal routine
- Changes in version 1.5-1
  + first helper routines for web-based GUI
  + corrected and completed copyright information
- Bugfixes in version 1.5-1
  + minor corrections to freedup man page

* Mon Dec 31 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.4-4
  + report deleted files and the space saved (avail in interactive mode only)
  + link directions '+'/'-' allow to select source by size (extra style only)
- Bugfixes in version 1.4-4
  + Makefile copies so that rpm cygwin executable is executable under cygwin
  + initialize all *source variables in dupinfo_entry() to avoid segfaults
  + do not offer linking when files already linked in interactive mode (w/o -H)
  + report linked files and bytes in interactive mode for extra styles

* Fri Dec 28 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.4-3
  + one common routine to open config file (simplifies later extensions)
  + added routine to print existing environments in help (for a test period)
- Bugfixes in version 1.4-3
  + use character instead of ascii code for '-k' in config file
  + finally fixed missing initialisation to avoid failing (n+m) assertion
  + if mp4 module is applied on mp3 files no more infinite loops should occur

* Mon Dec 24 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.4-2
  + there are no more restrictions on the number of identical files
  + added '-H' for the same use as in fdupes: show hardlinked files too
  + added man page description for '-k' and '-H'
- Bugfixes in version 1.4-2
  + improved test routine for MP3 and JPG Mix
  + added new line before printing statistics
  + stop printing interactive selection list, when there are no more letters

* Sat Dec 21 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.4-1
  + '-k' option changed and recognized key pattern (same key as interactive)
  + '-ni' now reports reliable predictions on linked files and bytes
  + '-n' is reported (and indicated) to report to much for multiple links.
  + options '-qin' (add '-q') now print file clusters like "fdupes -r"
  + erased code that was not active anymore
  + reduction of qsort calls gave more performance which ate up more lstat()s
- Bugfixes in version 1.4-1
  + '--timediff' is only set to 0 if '--sametime' is disabled
  + fixed algorithm stability problem, i.e. one qsort run is now sufficient.
- New in version 1.3-2
  + ability set a mask for file permissions if 'same' permission is desired.
  + group commands in interactive mode
   - '@' suggests to link all files to entry with maximum link count
   - '#' suggests to link all files to first entry given on command line
   - '<' suggests to link all files to the oldest identical entry
   - '>' suggests to link all files to the newest identical entry
  + '-k' forces link source by sequence of file naming (compare with '@' above)
- Enhancement in version 1.3-2
  + changed default to NOT to use hash functions
  + writing also given directories to config file (w/o probing for existance)
  + first preparations for a netbsd translation
- Bugfixes in version 1.3-2
  + findoptions need not to be defined for reading directories from config file
  + assertion in compare_..._hash moved into parenthesis where it belongs to.

* Sat Dec 15 2007 devel (AN) 
- New in version 1.3-1
  + '-#' now requires an integer option (watch out for difficulties!)
  + advanced hash sum calculation is now usable (nearly no penalty, but gain)
  + freedup.org is the new website (the old address remains valid)
- Enhancement in version 1.3-1
  + new algorithm calculates internal hash sum during file comparison
  + defaults to new hash algorithm (use --hash 1 to switch to old behaviour)
  + more detailed man page sections on -e, -# and -o.
- Bugfixes in version 1.3-1
  + hash sum counter counted double for internal hash algorithm

* Mon Dec 10 2007 devel (AN) 
- New in version 1.2-1
  + Easy storeing & loading of options using environments (not: -Vhaq? )
    Options given before are overwritten if present in that environment
  + option -b to set basedir (may be useful with environments)
  + option -D allows to set a maximum time difference
- Enhancement in version 1.2-1
  + long options are offered
  + help screen adopted
  + added inactive, buggy code for delayed hash calculation ("hi performance")
  + a test for -D was introduced
- Bugfixes in version 1.2-1
  + ignore failed calls of gethash() (e.g. due to file removal)		  [rare]
  + expect that ferror() may be set in case of feof()	      [not reported yet]
  + qsort() now gets the difference in contents for files of the same size.[nry]

* Thu Dec 06 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.1-3
  + extended test6 to check for symlinking of full and partial filename
  + description in spec file renewed
- Bugfixes in version 1.1-3
  + corrected symlinking files with partial filename to those with full
  + added rules to have html files for rpm with cygwin where they are expected

* Sun Dec 02 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.1-2
  + allow one more start token 'moov' for mp4 style (mov-Suffix)
  + added -x and -e switch with explanation to man page
- Bugfixes in version 1.1-2
  + corrected MANPAGE definition in spec file for rpm with cygwin
  + replaced dependencies in Makefile.tests to ensure correct linking

* Wed Nov 28 2007 devel (AN) 
- New in version 1.1-1
  + header/tail skipping and tag skipping introduced for extra modules
  + extra modules for mp3, mp4, mpc, ogg and jpeg tags (still beta testing)
  + the extra module "auto" selects extra modules by their magic automatically
  + enabled extra modules inhibit external hashing functions
  + test11 was added to check the extra style modules mp3, mp4 and jpg
  + extra modules allow to be compiled as individual testing utilities
- Enhancement in version 1.1-1
  + print only available hashmodes and extramodules with help
  + now using defines for internal hash method (simplifies replacement)
  + a message is printed if root privileges were missing during tests
  + using a size that may differ from the file size
- Bugfixes in version 1.1-1
  + test10 now recognizes non-default sort order
  + correction to help/usage message
  + added missing stop conditions to byte-by-byte-comparison

* Sat Nov 10 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.0-5
  + now compiles unchanged with Cygwin and Linux
  + Makefiles were modified to simplify testing and compilation
  + removed conversion untility "encap"
  + ignore missing "html2text"
  + generate a readable plain text README from README.html
  + more file groups in the header section of Makefile
  + sha1.c is now taken from and referenced to original source.
  + added COLLATERAL section to man page
  + added verification program to distribution

* Wed Nov 07 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.0-4
  + report version and copyright on '-V'
  + included Allan Saddis SHA1 implementation as found in duff
  + added more hash functions to default list
  + use '-t' to select certain hash methods manually
  + internal hash function is default, external ones require options
  + introduced colour into Makefile testing routines
  + Makefile relies on GNU make to auto-include OS specific settings
  + added rules and other parts to generate debian packages
- Bugfixes in version 1.0-4
  + errors on hash function testing are easier to understand now.
  + errors on hash function selection are reported only with '-v'
  + full special character support if internal hash methods chosen
  + more recent list of files for tarball, clean and distclean

* Sat Nov 03 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.0-3
  + Hash Algorithms now are included and work for cygwin as well
  + improved interactive dialogues
  + build symbolic link path in shortest distance to given target path
- Bugfixes in version 1.0-3
  + Successful testing with AIX 5.3
  + do not stop interactive mode if setting the terminal discipline fails
  + More intense Testing of comparison function (Makefile)
  + More reliable testing of interactive mode and relative Path (Makefile)
  + removed DANGER message due to program improvements
  + special character support if external hash methods are disabled (-#)

* Wed Oct 31 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancement in version 1.0-2
  + runtime check for one out of three usable external hash methods (SHA1, MD5, SUM)
- Bugfixes in version 1.0-2
  + corrected comparison length when comparing by memcmp() / failed with cygwin
  + renamed finfo structure to frdinfo to avoid collisions with AIX
  + added ALLPERMS define for non-Linux systems
  + added Makefile define for FREEDUPEXE, since cygwin fails on ./freedup
  + added Makefile define for echo with backslash translation
  + added Makefile check for valid HASH executables in freedup.h
  + print "ln -f  " , so you may execute it without changes

* Sat Oct 27 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 1.0
  + new interactive mode with full choice list
  + separated linking task into explicit function
  + option -i asks for manual replacement selections
  + options -in print file clusters like "fdupes -r"
  + partial code clean up
- Bugfixes 
  + avoid name collisions by generating temporary filenames
  + always check files for existance to avoid early termination
  + previously checked that permissions differ (instead of being identical)
  + previously checked that groups differ (instead of being identical)
  + previously checked that users differ (instead of being identical)
  + previously checked that times differ (instead of being identical)

* Tue Oct 09 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.9 freedup.c
  + added interactive mode (option -i) [this option is still beta]
  + added delete selections in interactive mode
  + added html documentation to archive
  + added tolerance to unavailable files on fopen() [Rel.2]
- Enhancements in version 0.9 Makefile
  + added definitions: INSTALLDIR, MANPAGEDIR, etc
  + added targets: tarball, install, clean, distclean
  + version and release are now defined in freedup.spec only
  + added test that tries all numeric options during interaction [Rel.2]
- Enhancements in version 0.9 freedup.spec
  + use install instead of cp

* Thu Oct 04 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.8
  + avoid linking empty files (new option -0)
  + avoid printing any information (new option -q)
  + updated man page to reflect all options
  + added test7 to check for correct handling of empty files
- Bugfixes 
  + use mode instead of size to determine file type
  + starting with release 1 (not with 0) 
  + added aditional file to distribution

* Tue Oct 02 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.7
  + compiles under cygwin (no hash  support with cygwin)
  + works for NTFS file systems (at least test cases worked)

* Fri Sep 21 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.6
  + MD5 hash scanning may be disabled by options now

* Wed Sep 12 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.5
  + exclude non-regular files from investigation using lstat
  + error handling for OS functions now with messages instead of asserts
  + corrected and completed some text messages
  + Tested 400000 multimedia files in upto 20 trees

* Wed Aug 29 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.4
  + now a single run should be sufficient in most cases
  + added -w to force symlinks instead of hardlinks
  + added -l to allow only hardlinks and no symlinks
  + first test comparing results for different trees
  + more structured web page
- Bugfixes 
  + no more overwriting of previously scanned trees 
  + comparision return values are not zero if additional tests fail
  + completed bug fixes from version 0.2

* Fri Aug 24 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.3
  + splitted user and group comparison into separate tests
- Bugfixes 
  + argument position is now less important than existing link count
    This was needed to avoid alternating link replacements
  + stop when number of changes gets constant :-(healing symptoms)
  + do not reset file counter when deciding to realloc()

* Tue Aug 21 2007 devel (AN) 
- Enhancements in version 0.2
  + call "find" only once
  + allow input from stdin 
  + some code cleaning
  + added man page
  + added more tests
  + improved Makefile
- Bugfixes 
  + added -a to getopt string
  + report correct version
  + corrected basename macro

* Thu Aug 16 2007 devel (AN) 
- Initial Release