Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of NEWS-4.7.0


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    v8 v9  
    11= Midnight Commander 4.7.0 = 
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    5 == Changelog == 
    6  
    7 Major changes since 4.6.2: 
     5== Major changes since 4.7.0-pre4 == 
    86 
    97=== Core === 
    10  * Native UTF-8 support; 
    11  * Scalable TUI; 
    12  * Added support for skins; 
    13  * Added support for key bindings; 
    14  * Added the ability to sort files by mouse click on column header; 
    15  * Added keybindings to change files sorting order via shortcuts (!PanelSelectSortOrder, !PanelToggleSortOrderPrev, !PanelToggleSortOrderNext, !PanelReverseSort, !PanelSortOrderByName, !PanelSortOrderByExt, !PanelSortOrderBySize, PanelSortOrderByMTime); 
    16  * Now the indicator of the sorting type and sorting direction is always drawn on the panel header (sorting direction indicator is drawn near the current column in the long file list mode only); 
    17  * Skin files: added new parameters 'sort-sign-up' and 'sort-sign-down' in the section '[widget-common]' to change the indicator of the sorting order; 
    18  * Added option 'extensions_case'  to the filehighlight.ini file; 
    19  * Menu engine was reimplemented: 1) now the menu is built dynamically, 2) the shortcut displayed in the menu item is not a part of the menu item text and it is synchronized  with the keybindings defined in mc.keymap file (#1563); 
    20  * Removed own popt stuff (command line options parser), now using glib parser; 
    21  * Added filename highlighting in the panels; 
    22  * Copy/Move overwrite query dialog is more friendly to the long file names; 
    23  * On the first run the find file dialog now contains latest item from history; 
    24  * Charset support enabled by default (--enable-charset option); 
    25  * Added cyclic menu navigation; 
    26  * Changed the behavior of C-space: now it calculate size on "..", and for selected dirs if there are any; 
    27  * New find file option: find only first hit in file (make search faster); 
    28  * New find file option: whole words (find whole words only); 
    29  * Support for the filename charset selection in panels; 
    30  * Reworked 'Find File' dialog; 
    31  * New unified search/replace engine with multiple search types: plain, wildcard, regexp and hex; 
    32  * Extended 'Learn Keys' capability; 
    33  * Locale-based codepage autodetection; 
    34  * Initial support for Doxygen generated docs; 
    35  * Build system updates (autoconf); 
    36  * Translation updates; 
    37  * Multiple x86_64 fixes. 
     8  * Removed charset confirmation on startup and added the automatic recognize of system charset (#1613) 
     9  * Some startup speed up (#1781) 
     10  * Save flags of select/unselet file group (#1776) 
     11  * Don't set TOSTOP attribute on slave terminal (#1637) 
     12  * Keybindings for button bars (F1-F10 keys) (#212) 
     13  * Keybindings for Tree widget 
     14  * Enlarged sizes of Directory Tree dialog window 
     15  * Added missed esc sequencies for qansi terminals (#1803) 
     16  * New file type bindings: 
     17    * adeed mkv, 3gp video types 
     18    * use exif(1) output when viewing jpeg files 
     19    * opening .chm with kchmviewer with fallback to xchm 
     20    * viewing .mo files with msgunfmt 
    3821 
    3922=== VFS === 
    40  * Fixed viewing the *.tar files with a colon in the name; 
    41  * Now 'exit' command on non-local filesystems is allowed; 
    42  * Added partial support for Microsoft CAB archives; 
    43  * Added support for *.ico files; 
    44  * Added support for *.djvu files; 
    45  * Fixed segfaults in various cases while browsing various VFSs (#1712); 
    46  * Fixed warnings when file is copied inside the archive (#1729); 
    47  * Fixed the recognition of the *.tar.xz archives; 
    48  * Added the recognition of the lzma archives by extension; 
    49  * Added support for IPv6 protocol in FTPFS; 
    50  * Updated extfs/iso9660 to support Joliet "UCS level 1". 
     23  * FISH: add the user name to the ssh command line only if it's not the same as the local logged-in user (#1867) 
     24  * FTP: support active mode (#1796) 
     25  * FTP: improved symlink handling 
     26  * FTP: some FTP-servers don't have chmon support. Ignore FTP errors related to chmod operations (#1708) 
     27  * EXTFS: added S3 backend by Jakob Kemi (#272) 
     28  * SFS: use single script for RPM and SRPM packets handling (#1590) 
    5129 
    5230=== Editor === 
    53  * Added scrolled percentage in status bar (only in "simple statusbar" mode) (#395); 
    54  * Fixed misbehaving rectangular selection in the editor (when selecting from right to left and/or bottom to top) (#1553); 
    55  * Split editor menu 'Command' to 'Command' and 'Format' (#408); 
    56  * Added option 'Check POSIX new line' into 'Save mode...' dialog, add notification before save when no newline at EOF (#46); 
    57  * Added keybindings ('!EditShiftBlockLeft', '!EditShiftBlockRight') for shift block (#1489); 
    58  * Fixed incorrect drawing CJK (double width) characters (#1628); 
    59  * Enhanced 'Save as' dialog by allowing to select the line breaks type: Windows/UNIX/Mac (CR LF/LF/CR); 
    60  * Updated syntax highlighting for VerilogHDL, Shell script, mail, html; 
    61  * Added syntax highlighting for yum *.repo files, pacman's PKGBUILD and .install files, erlang, ebuild, named, strace, j; 
    62  * New search/replace flag added "In selection"; 
    63  * New hotkeys for bookmarks, now bookmark is displayed in status line and editor; 
    64  * New cursor behavior: option "Cursor beyond end of line" allows moving the cursor beyond the end of line.  
    65  * Various editor enhancements (mark/move/copy/paste vertical blocks); 
    66  * Source code navigation through ctags/etags TAGS files; 
    67  * New option: 'Persistent selection'; 
    68  * Delete/Backspace deletes selected block if 'Persistent selection' is off; 
    69  * Ability to shift blocks to the right with Tab key and to the left with Complete key if 'Persistent selection' is off; 
    70  * Show line numbers (optional); 
    71  * Highlighting of tabs and trailing spaces (optional); 
    72  * Added some hotkeys. 
    73  
    74 === Viewer === 
    75  * Fixed tabs alignment (#1664); 
    76  * Fixed view of next/prev file (#1750); 
    77  * Fixed showing Windows/Mac (CR LF/CR) line terminator (#1595); 
    78  * Reworked to improve the performance; 
    79  * Implemented interruptible long-distance movements; 
    80  * Splitted src/view.[ch] into many files in src/viewer/ subdir to simplify the support of the codebase; 
    81  * Fixed building of the format string at runtime (for better i18n); 
    82  * Added 'Whole words' option to the viewer 'Search' dialog. 
     31  * New syntax files: Cabal 
     32  * Updated syntax files: Python, PHP 
     33  * Syntax highlighting: added '.hh' and '.hpp' file extensions as C++ sources 
    8334 
    8435=== Misc === 
    85  * Shared clipboard for the mc editor, form fields, panel and command prompt (#244); 
    86  * ''Refactoring'': now all filename constants are placed in src/fileloc.h file; 
    87  * ''Testing & development'': added ability for change user config dir. For example, type {{{make CFLAGS='-DMC_USERCONF_DIR=\".mc2\"'}}}; 
    88  * Changed Alt+Backspace behavior in command line (#256); 
    89  * Hotlist: support for the environment variables ($HOME, ~username, etc.); 
    90  * Hotlist: support for the completion in path input; 
    91  * All list widgets: support for the fast navigation by number keys (i.e. 1 - first list item, 2 - second item etc.); 
    92  * New option mouse_close_dialog, if mouse_close_dialog=1 clicking outside of the dialog closes them; 
    93  * New: SI-based size display; 
    94  * Shared history for find file, editor search/replace, viewer; 
    95  * Show free space on the current file system; 
    96  * Show size of the selected files in the mini-status bar. 
     36  * Lots of code cleanup and optimization 
     37  * Workaround for !SunStudio compiler bug !#6888373 (#1749) 
     38  * Removed obsolete checks in configuration scripts 
     39  * Allow save empty value in history (#1814) 
     40  * Use ctrl-g instead of ctrl-c for SIGINT signal (#1876). 
     41  * RPM spec: rewritten and simplified static build procedure for legacy distros (#1848) 
     42  * Translation updated 
     43  * Documentation updates 
     44  * Added skin: darker color style (#1659) 
    9745 
    9846=== Fixes === 
    99  * Fixed broken building under uclibc < 0.9.29 (#1726); 
    100  * Autoindent regression (#1669); 
    101  * Viewer Hex editor regression (#1675); 
    102  * Incorrect indentation block when selecting with F3 + keys (#1492); 
    103  * Fixed ownership of the config files (#1617); 
    104  * Configure.ac: fixed broken option check '--disable-vfs-undelfs' (#1607); 
    105  * Learn keys: fixed incorrect save of keys configuration (#1532); 
    106  * Fixed bug with 'The shell is already running a command' (#213); 
    107  * Fixed 'B' artefact into !OpenSuse root user console; 
    108  * Segfault on incorrect color pair in [Color] section; 
    109  * Incorrect position of panel codeset dialog; 
    110  * Limit file size display to 9 digits only; 
    111  * Lines drawing in -a stickchars mode (#1497); 
    112  * Segfault when you try to use non-anonymous FTP; 
    113  * Ctrl-O handling under GNU Screen in altscreen mode; 
    114  * Support for CP866 (IBM866) locale; 
    115  * Configure.ac: checking for minimal version of glib and exit if version less than 2.6; 
    116  * Segfault by mouse wheel action in history list and menu (#1564); 
    117  * Fixed behavior of Meta+PgDn in editor (#1598); 
    118  * Fixed behavior of the cursor movement by Ctrl+arrows when cursor is beyond EOL (#1599); 
    119  * Fixed editor autocompletion; 
    120  * Fixed stealing the Kill Word shortcut by the Copy/Move dialog; 
    121  * Fixed autoconf issue when configure with --with-gpm-mouse option (#1419); 
    122  * Linking error with --enable-vfs-undelfs; 
    123  * External editor won't open if there are spaces in EDITOR variable; 
    124  * C-c kill mc if mc built with --without-subshell option and is run with -d option; 
    125  * Directory hotlist rendering; 
    126  * Segfault on empty replace string; 
    127  * Fixes for vfs/tarfs; 
    128  * Removed bashizm from vfs/extfs/u7z; 
    129  * Crash mc on create new file (Shift-F4) in external editor; 
    130  * File copy/move dialog: asterisks are now handled as search groups in the in replacement field (#414); 
    131  * VFS: Fixed SIGSERV (or heap corruption) on long filenames; 
    132  * Restore correct current directory after switching from the Info panel to List panel; 
    133  * Fixed broken backwards search (#1496); 
    134  * Fixed uninitialized value for mouse event in in find.c#check_find_events() function; 
    135  * Fixed Ctrl+Z signal handling; 
    136  * Fixed incorrect prompt display; 
    137  * Fixed incorrect vertical selection (if status line is switched on); 
    138  * Fixed screen resize handle if mouse support is disabled; 
    139  * Fixed mouse support in 'konsole-256color' terminal; 
    140  * Fixed keycodes in 'xterm-256color' terminal; 
    141  * Fixed incorrect regexp search by content in 'file find' dialog (#1543); 
    142  * Fixed incorrect backwards search (#1558); 
    143  * Fixed incorrect detection of the compressed patchfs; 
    144  * Fixed incorrect detection of the codeset when <no translation> codeset is selected (#1529); 
    145  * Editor undo fixes; 
    146  * Upstreamed many fixes from the distributions (Debian, ...); 
    147  * Fixed segfaults on fish permission checks; 
    148  * Fixed fish symlinks handling and fancy names escaping; 
    149  * Various mc.ext fixes; 
    150  * Command line completion fixes (mainly escaping); 
    151  * Small fixes in history handling (locale independent .mc/history entries); 
    152  * Code cleanups, various memleaks fixed (many thanks to valgrind). 
    153  
     47  * Memory and file descriptors leaks 
     48  * Crash on start if ~/.mc/panels.ini contains incorrect value of 'sort_order' key (#1790) 
     49  * MC aborts when ctrl-c is pressed (#1793) 
     50  * Build w/o internal editor (#1826) 
     51  * Compilation warings of --disable-nls and --disable-charset options (#1831) 
     52  * Incorrect handling of '--with-search-engine' configure option (#1396) 
     53  * Segmentation fault when search in different encodings (#1858) 
     54  * C-w does not delete whole command line (#407) 
     55  * Wrong shortcuts in menu items (#1836) 
     56  * Panels state saves and restores despite disabled 'Auto save setup' (#1663) 
     57  * Case insensitive file sorting in UTF-8 locales (#1536) 
     58  * Incorrect handling of 0xFF char that is valid char in CP1251 locale (#1883) 
     59  * Segmentation fault in !TreeView loading (#1794) 
     60  * Incorect stat info of ".." directory in file panel (#1757) 
     61  * Incorect stat info of ".." directory in info panel (#1757) 
     62  * Setting "Use passive mode over proxy" is not remembered (#1746) 
     63  * CK_Edit_Save_Mode command handling in editor (#1810) 
     64  * Incorrect calculation of some utf-8 characters width (#1768) 
     65  * Handling CJK chars in editor (#1628) 
     66  * Incorrect cursor positioning in editor (#1809, #1884) 
     67  * Vertical block handling in editor (#1839) 
     68  * Incorrect text scrolling in editor (#1877) 
     69  * Incorrect mouse movement in editor when text scrolled to the right (#1792) 
     70  * Newlines are lost when pasting multiline text in editor (#1710) 
     71  * Mismatched hotkeys !EditBeginRecordMacro, !EditEndRecordMacro in editor 
     72  * Мismatched hotkeys !EditBeginningOfText, !EditEndOfText, !EditBeginPage, !EditEndPage (#1724) 
     73  * Some syntax files are not installable (#1779) 
     74  * Date & time insertion in editor (#1759) 
     75  * "Matches not found" message is not shown in viewer 
     76  * Hangup after search in archive in viewer (#1873) 
     77  * SFS: CPIO VFS skips empty directories in the root of archive (#1732) 
     78  * Incorrect parsing FTP-string (#1605) 
     79  * LZMA files detect (#1798) 
     80  * FISH: broken filenames and timestamps on really poor busybox devices (#1450) 
     81  * Minor mistakes and mistypes in man files 
     82  * Various doxygen warnings