Fedora 12 Update: ksh-20091021-1.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-11-20 04:25:35

Name        : ksh
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 20091021
Release     : 1.fc12
URL         : http://www.kornshell.com/
Summary     : The Original ATT Korn Shell
Description :
KSH-93 is the most recent version of the KornShell by David Korn of
AT&T Bell Laboratories.
KornShell is a shell programming language, which is upward compatible
with "sh" (the Bourne Shell).

Update Information:

- A bug in which a function loaded in a subshell could leave side effects in the
parent shell has been fixed.  - A bug in the handling of the escape character \
in directory prefixes in command completion has been fixed.  - A bug in which
unsetting SVLVL could cause a script - invoked by name without #! to core dump
has been fixed.  - A bug in which a pipeline in a here-document could hang when
the pipefail option was on has been fixed.   - A bug in which a subshell
containing a background process could  block until the background process
completed has been fixed.  - A bug in the handling of the trap on SIGPIPE that
could lead to a memory fault has been fixed.  - A bug in the handling of the
comma operator in arithmetic expressions that could cause a core dump on some
systems has been fixed.  - Several memory leaks were fixed primarily related to
subshells.  - A bug in which setting the trap on CHLD to ignore could cause a
script to hang has been fixed.   - and much more....


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

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