wiki:NEWS-4.8.19
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Midnight Commander 4.8.19

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Major changes since 4.8.18

Core

  • Replace $MC_HOME with $MC_PROFILE_ROOT (#3684)
  • Allow rebind TAB key to change panel (#3672)
  • Support for True Color (16 millions colors) (#3145)
  • Color aliases in skin files (#3711)

VFS

  • Support timestamps with nanosecond precision for copy/move operations (#3575)
  • Introduce EXTFS helpers tester (#3730, #3744, #3752, #3753, #3751)
  • Teach u7z to parse archive listings w/o sizes and/or dates (#2707)
  • Teach rpm helper about transaction scripts (#3750)
  • Fix hp48, uace & uarc extfs which used an obsolete date format (#3729, #3747)

Editor

  • Syntax:
    • updates of HTML and ebuild highlighting
    • highlight *.t (Perl test) files as Perl scripts
    • disassociate .cl file extension from LISP syntax (#3691)
  • Add syntax highlighting:

Viewer

Diff viewer

Misc

  • Code cleanup (#3693, #3703, #3721, #3763)
  • Add true color skins: 'Four seasons' (#3724)
  • Activate --enable-tests by default if check is found (#3708)
  • Added new skin: YADT (MidnightCommander/mc#115)

Fixes

  • Segfault on switching left panel to Info (#3700)
  • Broken compatibility with ncurses (#3697)
  • Setting MC_HOME makes mc ignore ~/.bashrc (#3684)
  • mc_tmpdir() use a buffer of only 64 characters (#3736)
  • Some bugs in the parsing of hexadecimal search patterns (#3694)
  • Hexadecimal search fails on binary data (#3589)
  • Broken file list resorting on double click on panel header line (#3715)
  • Wrong dialog resizing and positioning (#3714, #3723)
  • Widget's 'disabled' status is not toggled immediately (#3716)
  • Last item of 'Options/Layout/Horizontal' radiobuttons remains highlighted (#3717)
  • 'Options/Layout/Equal split' checkbox gets reverted (#3718)
  • Panels: cannot show more than one "column" in user defined listing mode (#3757)
  • Mix of MSG_NOTIFY and MSG_FOCUS messages (#3731)
  • skins: 'window-state-char' and 'window-close-char' are parsed as colors (#3710)
  • Pressing <right> and <left> in the hotlist dialog doesn't refresh it (#3775)
  • mcview: an error message about bad regexp isn't shown (#3720)
  • mcedit: fix etags filenames parsing (#3698)
  • mcedit: fix mouse active area for maximize / close buttons (#3774)
  • mcedit: frames (MDI interface) don't reflect the focus state (#3766)
  • mcedit: frames (MDI interface) sometimes obscure the buttonbar (#3760)
  • mcedit doesn't show search error messages when searching backwards (#3735)
  • help viewer: tab characters handled incorrectly (#3754)
  • VFS: incorrect zoo archive listing (#3696)
  • VFS: segfault in VFSs not setting block size in stat (#3749)