bug-bash
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Bash-4.3-beta2 available for FTP


From: Joshuah Hurst
Subject: Re: Bash-4.3-beta2 available for FTP
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:27:48 +0200

On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Joshuah Hurst <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 8:34 PM, Cedric Blancher
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 7 October 2013 02:14, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> The second beta release of bash-4.3 is now available with the URL
>>>
>>> ftp://ftp.cwru.edu/pub/bash/bash-4.3-beta2.tar.gz
>>>
>>> This tar file does not include the formatted documentation (you
>>> should be able to generate it yourself).
>>>
>>> This release fixes many outstanding bugs in bash-4.2 and introduces several
>>> new features.  The most significant bug fix is the reworking of signal
>>> handling to avoid running signal and trap handlers in a signal handler
>>> context.  This led to issues with glibc, which uses internal locks
>>> extensively and handles longjmps from user code very poorly.
>>>
>>> The most notable new features are the `globasciiranges' shell option, which
>>> forces the pattern matching code to treat [a-z] as if in the C locale;
>>> nameref variables and the changes to allow assigning, referencing, and
>>> unsetting them; improvements to the `direxpand' option introduced in 
>>> bash-4.2
>>> patch 29; and allowing negative subscripts when assigning and referencing
>>> indexed array elements.
>>>
>>> There is one incompatible change between bash-4.2 and bash-4.3.  Bash now
>>> performs quote removal on the replacement string in pattern substitution
>>> (${param/pat/rep}), since the shell treats quotes as special.  If you
>>> have to quote single quotes to get them to be treated literally, the shell
>>> should perform quote removal on them.
>>>
>>> `bashbug' may be used to report bugs with this version.  It will send
>>> mail to address@hidden if the shell's `release status' is alpha or
>>> beta.
>>>
>>> As always, thanks for your help.
>>>
>>> Chet
>>>
>>> +========== CHANGES ==========+
>>> This document details the changes between this version, bash-4.3-beta2, and 
>>> the
>>> previous version, bash-4.3-beta.
>>
>> What happened to the patch for cd -@ to handle NFSv4+Windows alternate
>> streams? ksh93 already has this feature since quite some time and
>> they're now even extending support even further to the builtin POSIX
>> commands...
>
> Do you mean cd -@ as this one in ksh?
> - - - - - - - -
>   -@              Change into the hidden attribute directory of directory 
> which
>                   may also be a file. CDPATH is ignored. Hidden attribute
>                   directories are file system and operating system specific.
> - - - - - - - -
>
> That would be great. Where's the patch?

Just to be sure, this does use the extended attributes with O_XATTR, right?

Josh



reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]