Brasil4Win 1.1 and Jython 2.5a3: testing in progress

Because of the forthcoming release of Jython 2.5 (after an year of silence), we at are checking Brasil compatibility, right now.  What is Jython?… we read from the Jython website:

Jython is an implementation of the high-level, dynamic, object-oriented language Python written in 100% Pure Java, and seamlessly integrated with the Java platform. It thus allows you to run Python on any Java platform.

Jython 2.5 looks very promising, and we are planning Jython support for future Brasil releases.

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Brasil4Win 1.1 Long File Support

This bug fix release of brasil4windows give supports to very big zips (over 2Gb).
The fix is very trivial, but it is crucial if you plan to store big zips.
You can download brasilwin_1_1 clicking on this link.
Upgrade is higly recommended.
Zip64 extensions was disabled  because the default zip and unzip commands on Unix (the InfoZIP utilities) don’t support these extensions, as stated in the Python documentation.

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Brasil Windows Backup Script 1.0

We are happy to announce the first version of brasil for window, a small python backup script.

Brasil4Windows is a small python script you can use to zip and backup your files on a regular basis.
Brasil4Win offers:

  • LowLoad Backup. The script will try to pause under heavy load computer.
  • Fine-grained ETA using stored bytes AND passed time. It can print you a good extimation on when it will finish.
  • Skip-and-retry schema for locked files. Sometimes  under windows files are locked.
    Brasil4Win retry to open them from time to time.
  • Optimized for using Psyco:
    We suggest you to set it up psyco for on-the-fly compilation of the script. It rocks.
  • The script is released under GNU Public License License v2.0, so feel free to use it.

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