wiki:NEWS-4.8.21
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Midnight Commander 4.8.21

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Major changes since 4.8.20

Core

  • Cancel Chmod/Chown/Advanced chown operation for large group of files when operation is not permitted (#3850)
  • Mouse support in the "Advanced chown" dialog window (#3148)
  • File highlighting by extension is case insensitive by default (#1620)
  • Safe file overwrite (#3913)

VFS

  • Support zstd compression format (#3906)

Editor

  • Syntax:
    • Rust support (#3884)
    • JavaScript modules support (#3890)
    • Improve Markdown support (#3893)

Viewer

Diff viewer

Misc

  • Add JavaScript module support to filehighlight.ini (MidnightCommander/mc#132)
  • Add Excel xlsx file format support to mc.ext.in (MidnightCommander/mc#135)
  • i18n of argument type names in --help blocks (#3879)
  • Code cleanup: (#3857, #3914)

Fixes

  • Fail to link to ncurses built as two libraries: ncurses+tinfo (#3880)
  • Garbage in displaying of summary of file sizes for selected files (#3883)
  • "Compute totals" unnecessarily done for moves (#3149, #3908)
  • mc.ext: allow Java class files to be viewed even if JAD isn't on PATH (MidnightCommander/mc#134)
  • mcedit: broken extended key mode (#3897)
  • mcedit doesn't save all opened files (#3898)
  • extfs: sftps: -31 SFTP Protocol Error when transferring file (#3406)
  • extfs: rpm: truncated script content in the viewer (#3865)
  • extfs: rpm helper misses CONFLICTS field (#3789)