New upstream bugfix release 0.11.6

Bug #1286532 reported by Jean-Peer Lorenz on 2014-03-01
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sbackup (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: sbackup

Please grant a Feature Freeze exception.

This is necessary as many bugs are being fixed in this upstream incremental bugfix release, in particular:

* removes 'backup upgrade' feature and 'rebase snapshot' feature which can cause *severe* user data loss.
* adds restore utility which provides legacy support using the 0.10.5 lgorithm to access backups created with old versions of this software.
* fixes a very annoying bug introduced in Saucy related to GtkFileChooserButton (see
* fixes for some security related bugs, such as LP: #785512 Backup files are not protected from local user access: make the snapshot directories RWX only by owner and LP: #785495 to make the temp directory RWX only by owner instead of by all.
* many more bug fixes.

This package has been tested thoroughly and contains no flaws. It builds on Trusty, installs and upgrades. Testing was done by means of a PPA and locally, the upstream release is in public use since 09/2013.

Please find attached following documents:
* upstream changelog diff
* full build log on trusty buildd
* install log on trusty
* screenshot of GUI with replaced FileChooserButton
* screenshot of GUI of legacy-restore tool
* upstream release tarball, published at
* source package version 0.11.6
* debdiff of source package 0.11.6 and package present in trusty (0.11.4)

Jean-Peer Lorenz (peer.loz) wrote :
description: updated
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summary: - New upstream release 0.11.6
+ New upstream bugfix release 0.11.6
description: updated
Iain Lane (laney) wrote :

Great. Ack for the FFe, thank for the detailed explanation and testing.

I'll leave it to the sponsors to perform the review + upload.

Changed in sbackup (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Jean-Peer Lorenz (peer.loz) wrote :

Please sponsor.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks, sponsored to trusty (with a bug reference added to the changelog)

Changed in sbackup (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package sbackup - 0.11.6-0ubuntu1

sbackup (0.11.6-0ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=low

  * new upstream version (lp: #1286532)
    - XFCE4 added to list of supported desktop environments to enable
      status indicator on xfce4
    - fix for bug 632605 merged. Thanks to Mascha
    - added french desktop entry
  * debian/rules
    - targets build-arch and build-indep added
  * debian/control
    - increased min debhelper to 9.
    - increased Standards-Version to 3.9.4.
  * debian/compat
    - increased to latest version
  * [Fix] LP: #1174124 Catch invalid path selections to avoid TypeErrors
              when coercing to Unicode
  * [Fix] LP: #1159705 set default setting for log level as string.
  * [Fix] LP: #1190224 Restore behaviour of GioOperations.path_exists.
  * [Fix] LP: #632605. Thanks to Mascha
 -- Jean-Peer Lorenz <email address hidden> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:11:41 +0100

Changed in sbackup (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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