Fedora 23 Update: mksh-52c-1.fc23

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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-707fbdd2d5
2016-03-11 09:31:28.304596
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Name        : mksh
Product     : Fedora 23
Version     : 52c
Release     : 1.fc23
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.

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Update Information:

mksh R52c =========  R52c is a bugfix-only release:    * Shave 200 bytes off
.text by revisiting string pooling   * Fix manpage for ditroff on Schillix   *
Use sed 1q instead of unportable head(1)   * Implement underrun debugging tool
for area-based memory allocator   * Fix history underrun when first interactive
command is entered   * Do not misinterpret “${0/}” as “${0//”, fixes segfault
* Fix display problems with special parameters   * Catch attempt to trim $* and
$@ with ?, fixes segfault (Todd Miller did this in 2004 for ${x[*]} already, so
just sync)   * Fix “command -p” with -Vv to behave as POSIX requires   * Fix
recusive parser with active heredocs   * Flush even syntax-failing or
interrupted commands to history   * Fix invalid memory access for “'\0'” in
arithmetics   * Explicitly reserve SIGEXIT and SIGERR for ksh   * Catch missing
here documents at EOF even under “set -n”   * Document Austin#1015 handling (not
considered a violation)   * Fix buffer overread for empty nameref targets   *
Fix warnings pointed out by latest Debian gcc-snapshot   * Document upcoming set
+o changes   * Expand testsuite for command/whence
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