Fedora 7 Update: mksh-33-1.fc7

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Fedora Update Notification
2008-03-03 17:57:09

Name        : mksh
Product     : Fedora 7
Version     : 33
Release     : 1.fc7
URL         : http://www.mirbsd.de/mksh/
Summary     : MirBSD enhanced version of the Korn Shell
Description :
mksh is the MirBSD enhanced version of the Public Domain Korn shell (pdksh),
a bourne-compatible shell which is largely similar to the original AT&T Korn
shell. It includes bug fixes and feature improvements in order to produce a
modern, robust shell good for interactive and especially script use, being a
bourne shell replacement, pdksh successor and an alternative to the C shell.

Update Information:

mksh now supports here documents (foo <<<$string) and string replacement
substitutions (${str/foo*bar/baz}). There are no longer namespace conflicts
between aliases and POSIX functions (e.g. for using stop() as a function name in
sysvinit scripts), so mksh no longer handles being called as simply sh
specially. The dot and source commands now require an argument. The "print"
builtin now has \x## and \u#### escapes that emit raw octets and UTF-8,

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update mksh' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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