toothandnail has built a new Ddrescue package for VectorLinux 5.9.
ddrescue: ddrescue (a data recovery tool)
ddrescue: GNU ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file
ddrescue: or block device (hard disk, cdrom, etc) to another, trying hard to
ddrescue: rescue data in case of read errors
ddrescue: License: GPL
ddrescue: Authors: Eskild Hustvedt & Jason Holland
ddrescue: Website: http://www.gnu.org/software/ddrescue/ddrescue.html
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