wiki:NEWS-4.8.27
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Midnight Commander 4.8.27

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Major changes since 4.8.26

Core

  • Minimal version of Autoconf is 2.64 (#3603)
  • Minimal version of Automake is 1.12 (#3986)
  • Minimal version of Gettext is 0.18.2 (#3603)
  • Minimal version of libssh2 is 1.2.8 (#4259)
  • Reimplement version detection (#3603, #4249)
  • Significantly reduce rebuilt time after version change (#2252, #4266)
  • Drop automatic migration of configuration from ~/.mc to XDG-based directories (#3682)
  • zsh: support custom configuration file: ~/.local/share/mc/.zshrc (#4203)
  • Widgets: implement WST_VISIBLE state to show/hide widgets (#2919)
  • "Find File": add "Follow symlinks" option (#2020)

VFS

  • extfs: support unrar-6 (#4154)
  • extfs: support official 7z binary (7zz) (#4239)
  • ftpfs: apply file list parser from lftp project (#2841, #3174)

Editor

  • Word completion: get candidates from all open files (#4160)
  • etags: get rid of hardcoded list length and window width (#4132)
  • Update syntax files:
  • Add syntax highlighting:

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Misc

Fixes

  • FTBFS against NCurses on OS X 10.9.5 (#4181)
  • Segfault on dialog before panels get visible (#4244)
  • Crash if shadow is out of screen (build against NCurses) (#4192)
  • Crash in search (#4222)
  • Crash on startup with enabled subshell in FreeBSD (workaround) (#4213)
  • Hang on start randomly with zsh as subshell (#4198)
  • If command line is invisible it's partially displayed (#4182)
  • Broken handling of zip archives (#4180, #4183)
  • Broken handling of jar files as zip archives (#4223)
  • Timestamps of symlinks, sockets, fifos, etc are not preserved after copy/move (#3985)
  • %view action in the user menu doesn't work on no-exec filesystem (#4242)
  • Hardlinks are not colored by file type or extension (#3375)
  • mcedit: silent macro makes terminal disrupted (#4171)
  • mcedit: disrupting of TAGS file path (#4207)
  • vfs: unable to browse compressed tar archives (#4191)
  • sftpfs vfs: CVE-2021-36370: server fingerprint isn't verified (discovered by AUT-milCERT during an audit of open source software) (#4259)
  • ftpfs vfs: month of file is always January (#4260)
  • Tests: log files are written by libcheck and automake simultaneously (#3986)