Current planned features are zend support, improved
performance on maemo, and unison support. You can help by making a
donation or explicitly sponsoring a task in the upcoming libferris
For current news items, read the developer's blog for a closer look at news
and upcoming features of libferris.
Please support the project
Individual users can show support by making a small donation. Consider buying some more RAM, hard disk or part there of. You can also opt-in for behind the scenes email announcements showcasing new features and how to use them.
Companies can support the project while helping themselves in one of the many ways described in the libferris: support page.
Remember: if you want your data to be available in a way that libferris doesn't currently support, perhaps we do too!
Major recent news points:
libferris ported to maemo n900.
libferris 1.2.7 will feature a new memory mapped metadata index engine. This engine includes a prefilter for searching for files by URL using a regular expression.
libferris 1.2.7 will feature three new audio metadata extractors. These new extractors will better support both metadata in Vorbis comment blocks in ogg and flac as well as metadata native to flac format.
Slightly older news points:
Libferris has now been ported to the maemo platform, in particular the Nokia n8x0 hardware devices.
A package repository for Fedora 10 will soon be available! If you are looking for Ubuntu Intrepid packages then please consider making a donation to help with packaging.
Repositories for Fedora 8 and 9 as well as Ubuntu 7.10 gusty (both 32 and 64 bit)
and openSUSE 10.3 (32 bit) are now
You will have to select the right repository file for you arch, distro and version of choice.
These are alpha quality packages in that not all of them have undergone rigorous system
testing. Feedback / patches welcome.
A custom version of redland is available from the sf.net download page which
includes support for db4 database environments. It is highly recommended
to use this version of redland with libferris for improved stability.