Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

#15401 closed enhancement (fixed)


Reported by: Bruce Dubbs Owned by: Bruce Dubbs
Priority: elevated Milestone: 11.0
Component: BOOK Version: git
Severity: normal Keywords:


New point version.

Change History (4)

comment:1 by Bruce Dubbs, 3 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book to Bruce Dubbs
Status: newassigned

comment:2 by Bruce Dubbs, 3 years ago

Version 4.8.27

  • Core
  • Minimal version of Autoconf is 2.64
  • Minimal version of Automake is 1.12
  • Minimal version of Gettext is 0.18.2
  • Minimal version of libssh2 is 1.2.8
  • Reimplement version detection
  • Significantly reduce rebuilt time after version change
  • Drop automatic migration of configuration from ~/.mc to XDG-based directories
  • zsh: support custom configuration file: ~/.local/share/mc/.zshrc
  • Widgets: implement WST_VISIBLE state to show/hide widgets
  • "Find File": add "Follow symlinks" option
  • VFS
  • extfs: support unrar-6
  • extfs: support official 7z binary (7zz)
  • ftpfs: apply file list parser from lftp project
  • Editor
  • Word completion: get candidates from all open files
  • etags: get rid of hardcoded list length and window width
  • Update syntax files:
    • Python
  • Add syntax highlighting:
    • Verilog and SystemVerilog header files
    • JSON
    • openrc-run scripts
  • Misc
  • Code clean up
  • Filehighlight of c++ and h++ files as sources
  • Filehighlight of JSON files as documents
  • Support of alacritty terminal emulator (
  • Support of foot terminal emulator (
  • Support of (alt+)shift+arrow keys in st terminal emulator (
  • Mouse support in screen: don't check $DISPLAY variable
  • mc.ext: support fb2 e-books
  • ext.d: use mediainfo to view info about various media files
  • Remove OS/distro-specific package-related stuff from source tree
  • Fixes
  • FTBFS against NCurses on OS X 10.9.5
  • Segfault on dialog before panels get visible
  • Crash if shadow is out of screen (build against NCurses)
  • Crash in search
  • Crash on startup with enabled subshell in FreeBSD (workaround)
  • Hang on start randomly with zsh as subshell
  • If command line is invisible it's partially displayed
  • Broken handling of zip archives
  • Broken handling of jar files as zip archives
  • Timestamps of symlinks, sockets, fifos, etc are not preserved after copy/move
  • %view action in the user menu doesn't work on no-exec filesystem
  • Hardlinks are not colored by file type or extension
  • mcedit: silent macro makes terminal disrupted
  • mcedit: disrupting of TAGS file path
  • vfs: unable to browse compressed tar archives
  • sftpfs vfs: CVE-2021-36370: server fingerprint isn't verified (discovered by AUT-milCERT during an audit of open source software)
  • ftpfs vfs: month of file is always January
  • Tests: log files are written by libcheck and automake simultaneously

comment:3 by Bruce Dubbs, 3 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed at commit e94280ea57d6656ddedf9c1af1c7283dfd728f99

Package updates.
    Update to upower-UPOWER_0_99_13.
    Update to stunnel-5.60.
    Update to mc-4.8.27.

comment:4 by Douglas R. Reno, 3 years ago

Priority: normalelevated

Retroactively promote to Elevated due to CVE-2021-36370

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