Fedora 21 Update: mksh-50b-1.fc21

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Fedora Update Notification
2014-09-11 14:22:04

Name        : mksh
Product     : Fedora 21
Version     : 50b
Release     : 1.fc21
URL         : https://www.mirbsd.org/mksh.htm
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:

R50 is a recommended bugfix release:

  * Fix operator description in the manpage
  * Change all mention of “eglibc” to “glibc”, it is merged back
  * Fix rare infinite loop with invalid UTF-8 in the edit buffer
  * Make more clear when a shell is interactive in the manpage
  * Document that % is a symmetric remainder operation, and how to get a mathematical modulus from it, in the manpage
  * Make the cat(1) builtin also interruptible in the write loop, not just in the read loop, and avoid it getting SIGPIPE in the smores function in dot.mkshrc by terminating cat upon user quit
  * Make some comments match the code, after jaredy from obsd changed IFS split handling
  * Fix some IFS-related mistakes in the manual page
  * Document another issue as known-to-fail test IFS-subst-3
  * Improve check.pl output in some cases
  * Relax overzealous nameref RHS checks

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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