wiki:NEWS-4.8.30

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#4472

Midnight Commander 4.8.30

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Major changes since 4.8.29

Core

  • Support PCRE2 as search engine (via ----with-search-engine=pcre2) (#4450)
  • Implement panelization buffers for both file panels (#4370)

VFS

  • tar: support extended headers (including long file names and sparse files) (#1952, #2201)
  • extfs helpers: replace "perl -w" with "use warnings" (MidnightCommander?/mc#174)

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Misc

Fixes

  • Usage of 'sed' in build system/makefiles is not portable (#4459, #4466)
  • Unportable '$<' in Makefiles (#4460)
  • FTBFS if ncurses used without --with-ncurses-includes= configure parameter (#4462)
  • Ncurses library is duplicated in MCLIBS (#4463, #4465)
  • FTBFS without ext2fs attributes support (#4464)
  • Wrong sort order after swapping panels (#4432)
  • Incorrect time delimiter in the copy/move progress window (#4437)
  • Incorrect redraw of overlapped file panels (#4408)
  • Subshell/Command? line prompt is empty/missing (#3121)
  • Find file: relative ignore directory is applied to the start search directory (#4235)
  • mc.ext.ini: 'Edit' command from 'Default' section is ignored (#4434)
  • mc.ext.ini: .md files are not recognized as Markdown ones by extension (#4444)
  • mcedit: off-by-one error in paragraph formatting (#4446)
  • ftp: incomplete file listing: block and character devices, pipes, sockets are missed (#4472)
  • Various typos in the source code (MidnightCommander?/mc#177, MidnightCommander?/mc#178)