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)
  • Reimplement version detection (#3603)
  • Significantly reduce rebuilt time after version change (#2252)
  • 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)
  • 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

  • Code clean up (#4179, #4173)
  • Filehighlight of c++ and h++ files as sources (#4194)
  • mc.ext: support fb2 e-books (#4167)
  • ext.d: use mediainfo to view info about various media files (#4167)
  • Remove OS/distro-specific stuff from source tree (#4217)

Fixes

  • FTBFS against NCurses on OS X 10.9.5 (#4181)
  • Crash if shadow is out of screen (build against NCurses) (#4192)
  • Crash in search (#4222)
  • 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)
  • mcedit: silent macro makes terminal disrupted (#4171)
  • mcedit: disrupting of TAGS file path (#4207)
  • Improper use of IEC and SI prefixes for size (#3666)
  • vfs: unable to browse compressed tar archives (#4191)
  • Tests: log files are written by libcheck and automake simultaneously (#3986)