wiki:NEWS-4.7.1
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Midnight Commander 4.7.1

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Major changes since 4.7.0.1

Core

  • Minimal required GLib version is 2.8 (#1980)
  • Reorganization of source tree structure (#1866, #2037)
  • States of all 'Find File' dialog checkboxes are saved in user configuration file (#1874, #1965)
  • New file type bindings:
    • viewing .lyx with lyxcat, opening with lyx (#1693)
  • Added shortcut (Meta-,) to toggle panels split (#1991)
  • Capability to remove history items. !WListbox widget was fully reimplemented (#1445)
  • Autodetect codepages of edited/viewed files with enca program (#1838)
  • Custom/locale-based date format (#1767)
  • New quick search behavior, allow wildcard characters - '*' and '?'(#2022)
  • Panels: new sort type 'by version' (#1994)
  • Added 'menuinactive' skin item to draw inactive visible main menu (#1999)
  • Added ability to show progressbars (when copy files) from right to left (#1443)
  • Added indication of total BPS and ETA for file operations; fully rewrited FileOperations dialog (#1443)

VFS

  • Small reorganizing (#1931)
  • Easy plugable EXTFS VFS (#1909)

Editor

  • Some simple optimization of syntax highlighting engine (#1843)
  • Show right margin using 'editor_show_right_margin' option. Keybind EditToggleShowMargin in [editor] section is used to toggle the state (#1514)
  • New editor action 'Mark all', new keybind EditMarkAll (#1945)
  • Changed default for 'Cursor beyond EOL', now it switched off by default (#1946)
  • Changed default color pair for 'editbold' (search result) to be more sensible (#1559)

Viewer

  • Viewer is now very fast (#1585)
  • Added new confirm box for repeat search from begining of file (#1917)

Misc

  • Lots of code cleanup (#1780, #1915, #1990)
  • Removed obsolete checks in configuration scripts (#262, #1932)
  • Documentation updates
  • Translation updates

Fixes

  • MC won't compile on Solaris due to undefined constant NAME_MAX (#1943)
  • MC won't compile on AIX (#1957)
  • Missing includes (#1930, #2017)
  • Missing printf format (#1960)
  • Memory and file descriptors leaks (#1953, #2028, #2053, #2058)
  • Small error in versioning (#1905)
  • Incorrect start up with some special paths (#1992)
  • Segfault in input line history (#1936)
  • MC crashes on exit when using C locale (#1942)
  • MC crashes at exit due to race conditions of destroying subshell and file manager (#2008)
  • Assertion failed for g_array_free (#1954)
  • Broken transparency if MC is built with NCurses (#1657)
  • Selections not visible on monochrome terminals (#1972)
  • Colors of visible inactive menu (#1702)
  • Incorrect input line length in 'Edit symlink' dialog window (#1955)
  • Unquoted shell variables in user menu (#1967)
  • Ctrl-\ key closes the NCurses-based MC (#1926)
  • verbose option is always on after MC start (#1940)
  • Show total progressbar (and related info) when copying just one subdirdir with lot of files (#1443)
  • Incorrecy movement in last line in editor (moving cursor to the empty last line) (#1956)
  • Incorrect editor lock files check (#1935)
  • Segfault at try of edit (F4) archives with utf-8 names (x86_64 specified) (#1982)
  • Editor's search parameters are not retained across editing session (#1572)
  • EditColumnMark can't go up through newline (#1998)
  • 'Confirm replace' dialog is not converted from UTF-8 to user defined charset (#1986)
  • Missed \s symbol in Syntax file (#2010)
  • Viewer in QuickView mode corrupts screen (#1918, #1944)
  • ViewContinueSearch segfault on empty search (#1996)
  • MC crashes if file name in archves contains '@' symbol (#1605)
  • deba and debd VFS: items from DEBIAN directory are not accessible (#1920)
  • Samba is not built with tcc (#1933)
  • Incorrect conditional compilation of mcserver (#1925)
  • Potencial security risk in mcserv (#1902)
  • The lslR VFS doesn't work with ls-lR files created in en_US.UTF-8 locale and with files and directories started with whitespaces (#1921)
  • Contents of RAR archives with filenames that contain / \d\d:\d\d / are not listed correctly (#2029)
  • FTPFS: strcpy() is used for overlaping strings (#2018)