zerofree 1.1.1-1build1 source package in Ubuntu

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zerofree (1.1.1-1build1) groovy; urgency=medium

  * No change rebuild against new CET ABI.

 -- Dimitri John Ledkov <email address hidden>  Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:30:39 +0100

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Dimitri John Ledkov
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Ubuntu Developers
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zerofree: zero free blocks from ext2, ext3 and ext4 file-systems

 Zerofree finds the unallocated blocks with non-zero value content in
 an ext2, ext3 or ext4 file-system and fills them with zeroes
 (zerofree can also work with another value than zero). This is mostly
 useful if the device on which this file-system resides is a disk
 image. In this case, depending on the type of disk image, a secondary
 utility may be able to reduce the size of the disk image after
 zerofree has been run. Zerofree requires the file-system to be
 unmounted or mounted read-only.
 .
 The usual way to achieve the same result (zeroing the unused
 blocks) is to run "dd" to create a file full of zeroes that takes up
 the entire free space on the drive, and then delete this file. This
 has many disadvantages, which zerofree alleviates:
  * it is slow;
  * it makes the disk image (temporarily) grow to its maximal extent;
  * it (temporarily) uses all free space on the disk, so other
    concurrent write actions may fail.
 .
 Zerofree has been written to be run from GNU/Linux systems installed
 as guest OSes inside a virtual machine. If this is not your case, you
 almost certainly don't need this package. (One other use case would
 be to erase sensitive data a little bit more securely than with a
 simple "rm").

zerofree-dbgsym: debug symbols for zerofree