wiki:NEWS-4.8.4
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Midnight Commander 4.8.4

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Major changes since 4.8.3

Core

  • Use xdg-open by default in mc.ext.in if present to open files, fallback on current scheme otherwise (#2118)
  • Improve of mouse event handling in dialogs (#2817)
  • Show extended info about compiled-in paths for internal/external macros in the "mc -F" output (2495)

VFS

  • Added SFTP support (#1535)

Editor

  • Multieditor: allow edit many files in one mcedit window (#2261, #2839)
  • Aspell support for spell check (#2788)

Viewer

  • Handle CK_FileNext/CK_FilePrev actions inside mcviewer (#2814)

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Misc

  • Tweak and cleanup of code in case of --disable-charset option usage (#2827)
  • File extension support:
    • .gem - rubygems (#2797)
    • .cpio.xz - compressed cpio archives (#2798)
    • .webm - WebM video (#2746)
    • .lib - gputils artifacts (#2751)

Fixes

  • Build failure on FreeBSD 6 (#2808)
  • src/filemanager/filegui.c does not compile on Solaris due to missing macros (#2825)
  • Loss of data on copy to full partition (#2829)
  • Crash at Chown command (#2784)
  • Crash when creating relative symlink (#2787)
  • Misinterpretation of dirs as command line arguments (#2783, #2805)
  • Number of panelized files was limited to 127 (#2813)
  • CK_History removes CK_HistoryNext entries (#2313)
  • URL with port was stored wrong in history (#2833)
  • Can't find 00 (zeroes) in patterns in hex search (#2795)
  • Hotkey conflicts in 'Search' dialog (#2843)
  • Error message when entering into compressed tar and cpio archives (#2785)
  • Garbage directory listing in ftpfs (#2800)
  • Incomplete sand256 skin (#2807)
  • mcedit scripts are installed as data files (#1437)
  • Fails to build from source with --enable-tests (#2786)
  • Tests failure on PowerPC,S390,S390x (#2804)
  • Fail to compile if --without-vfs configure option specified (#2834)
  • do_panel_cd: FTBFS with --enable-tests on [kfreebsd-i386,kfreebsd-amd64,ia64,armhf] (#2803)