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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mksh-53a-1

Version 53a-1 of "mksh" has been uploaded.

MirBSD Korn Shell, an actively developed free implementation of the
Korn Shell programming language and a successor to the Public Domain
Korn Shell.

[lintian] Fix spelling
[tg] Unbreak multi-line command history broken by history flush
[tg] Fix redefining POSIX functions that were Korn functions before
[tg, TNF] Fix bounds checks in Vi editing mode
[tg] Handle combining characters at end of string or output correctly
[tg] Fix ${!#} ${!?} ${!-} (POSIX, prompted by izabera)
[tg] Fix shf.c-internal buffer overread on printing digits
[Jorg] Fix a typo in the testsuite
[arekm] Increase default edit line size (unless MKSH_SMALL)
[tg] Improve description of Emacs mode keybindings, especially ^U
[tg, arekm, jilles] Abort read builtin in case of read(2) errors
[tg, izabera, carstenh] Fix most of the ambiguous corner cases related
to ${[pfx]var[op[word]]} (${@:-1} still unsupported)
[carstenh] Contribute some more testsuite coverage
[tg] WDS_TPUTS now emits QCHAR newline reentrant-safe
[tg] Fix var=<< implementation (LP#1380389)
[tg, FreeBSD] Make XSI test(1) extensions behave as if they were POSIX
[tg, izabera] Add $(<<<x) and $(<<EOF…) implementation
[tg] Lower minimum screen size accepted as “sane” from the OS to 4×2
[tg, Torsten Sillke] Simplify tilde-expanded parameters
[tg, Torsten Sillke] Fix default PS1 for substring matches
[tg] Apply defer-builtin-with-arguments logic to realpath builtin
[tg] Rework string pooling (own vs. compiler’s) (LP#1580348)
[tg] Feature: print -A, prints arguments as characters
[tg, izabera] Replace <<< and >>> as ROL and ROR operators with their
new ^< and ^> spelling as per this proposal
[tg, slagtc] Clear-to-EOL under tmux to work around its anti-feature
[tg, p120ph37] Remove support for using file descriptors with more
than a single digit, in preparation for named file descriptors
[tg] Correct, but simplify (at the potential cost of more tty I/O than
strictly necessary, though never redundant and (probably) not more
than before when it was miscalculated), line clearing and redrawing
[slagtc, tg] Implement new evaluate-region editing command Esc+Ctrl-E
[tg] Prefer external rename utility over the recovery builtin
[tg] Remove redundant full-line redraws
[tg, Natureshadow] Fix errorlevel of ‘.’ (“dot” special builtin) when
the sourced script does not run any commands, for POSIX compliance
[tg] Refactor op tokens and edchars to shave off some more bytes
[tg] Fix some bugs in the manpage and some occasional/minor code bugs
[tg, Brian Callahan] Mark tests requiring new perl as !need-pass
[tg, slagtc] Add $KSH_MATCH and, to make it usable, ${foo@/bar/baz}
[tg, Score_Under] Fix bogus patch from OpenBSD: only NULL the global
source in unwind when actually reclaiming its Area
[izabera] Mention in the manpage that integer bases go up to 36
[Natureshadow] Fix /= operator broken during refactoring


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