Rclone v1.45 release

Rclone 1.45 has been released - find it here https://rclone.org/downloads/


  • Much increased remote control API with new command rclone rcd just to serve it
  • The Yandex backend was re-written - see below for details. You’ll need to reconfigure it.
  • --files-from is much much faster on destinations with large number of directories
  • --ignore-case for filtering
  • Delete function in rclone ncdu

Thank you to all the contributors to this release, those who contributed code or doc fixes (19 people!) or made issues or answered questions in the forum - your help is much appreciated!

v1.45 - 2018-11-24

  • New backends
    • The Yandex backend was re-written - see below for details (Sebastian Bünger)
  • New commands
    • rcd: New command just to serve the remote control API (Nick Craig-Wood)
  • New Features
    • The remote control API (rc) was greatly expanded to allow full control over rclone (Nick Craig-Wood)
      • sensitive operations require authorization or the --rc-no-auth flag
      • config/* operations to configure rclone
      • options/* for reading/setting command line flags
      • operations/* for all low level operations, eg copy file, list directory
      • sync/* for sync, copy and move
      • --rc-files flag to serve files on the rc http server
        • this is for building web native GUIs for rclone
      • Optionally serving objects on the rc http server
      • Ensure rclone fails to start up if the --rc port is in use already
      • See the rc docs for more info
    • sync/copy/move
      • Make --files-from only read the objects specified and don’t scan directories (Nick Craig-Wood)
        • This is a huge speed improvement for destinations with lots of files
    • filter: Add --ignore-case flag (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • ncdu: Add remove function (‘d’ key) (Henning Surmeier)
    • rc command
      • Add --json flag for structured JSON input (Nick Craig-Wood)
      • Add --user and --pass flags and interpret --rc-user, --rc-pass, --rc-addr (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • build
      • Require go1.8 or later for compilation (Nick Craig-Wood)
      • Enable softfloat on MIPS arch (Scott Edlund)
      • Integration test framework revamped with a better report and better retries (Nick Craig-Wood)
  • Bug Fixes
    • cmd: Make --progress update the stats correctly at the end (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • config: Create config directory on save if it is missing (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • dedupe: Check for existing filename before renaming a dupe file (ssaqua)
    • move: Don’t create directories with --dry-run (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • operations: Fix Purge and Rmdirs when dir is not the root (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • serve http/webdav/restic: Ensure rclone exits if the port is in use (Nick Craig-Wood)
  • Mount
    • Make --volname work for Windows and macOS (Nick Craig-Wood)
  • Azure Blob
    • Avoid context deadline exceeded error by setting a large TryTimeout value (brused27)
    • Fix erroneous Rmdir error “directory not empty” (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • Wait for up to 60s to create a just deleted container (Nick Craig-Wood)
  • Dropbox
    • Add dropbox impersonate support (Jake Coggiano)
  • Jottacloud
    • Fix bug in --fast-list handing of empty folders (albertony)
  • Opendrive
    • Fix transfer of files with + and & in (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • Fix retries of upload chunks (Nick Craig-Wood)
  • S3
    • Set ACL for server side copies to that provided by the user (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • Fix role_arn, credential_source, … (Erik Swanson)
    • Add config info for Wasabi’s US-West endpoint (Henry Ptasinski)
  • SFTP
    • Ensure file hash checking is really disabled (Jon Fautley)
  • Swift
    • Add pacer for retries to make swift more reliable (Nick Craig-Wood)
  • WebDAV
    • Add Content-Type to PUT requests (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • Fix config parsing so --webdav-user and --webdav-pass flags work (Nick Craig-Wood)
    • Add RFC3339 date format (Ralf Hemberger)
  • Yandex
    • The yandex backend was re-written (Sebastian Bünger)
      • This implements low level retries (Sebastian Bünger)
      • Copy, Move, DirMove, PublicLink and About optional interfaces (Sebastian Bünger)
      • Improved general error handling (Sebastian Bünger)
      • Removed ListR for now due to inconsistent behaviour (Sebastian Bünger)

Thanks for this new version :slight_smile:

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