@daxian-dbw daxian-dbw released this Oct 25, 2017 · 1394 commits to master since this release

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v6.0.0-beta.9 - 2017-10-24

Note: Starting from this release, the PowerShell Core executable is renamed to be pwsh (see the issue #4214 for the discussion details). We also start to provide PowerShell Core binary archive packages for Linux and macOS for advanced deployment.

Breaking changes

  • Fix ValueFromRemainingArguments to have consistent behavior between script and C# cmdlets. (#2038) (Thanks @dlwyatt)
  • Remove parameters -importsystemmodules and -psconsoleFile from powershell.exe. (#4995)
  • Removed code to show a GUI prompt for credentials as PowerShell Core prompts in console. (#4995)
  • Remove -ComputerName from Get/Set/Remove-Service. (#5094)
  • Rename the executable name from powershell to pwsh. (#5101)
  • Remove RunspaceConfiguration support. (#4942)
  • Remove -ComputerName support since .NET Core Process.GetProcesses(computer) returns local processes. (#4960)
  • Make -NoTypeInformation the default on Export-Csv and ConvertTo-Csv. (#5164) (Thanks @markekraus)
  • Unify cmdlets with parameter -Encoding to be of type System.Text.Encoding. (#5080)

Engine updates and fixes

  • Fix PowerShell to update the PATH environment variable only if PATH exists. (#5021)
  • Enable support of folders and files with colon in name on Unix. (#4959)
  • Fix detection of whether -LiteralPath was used to suppress wildcard expansion for navigation cmdlets. (#5038)
  • Enable using filesystem from a UNC location. (#4998)
  • Escape trailing backslash when dealing with native command arguments. (#4965)
  • Change location of ModuleAnalysisCache so it isn't shared with Windows PowerShell. (#5133)
  • Put command discovery before scripts for Unix. (#5116)

General cmdlet updates and fixes

  • Correct comma position in SecureStringCommands.resx. (#5033) (Thanks @markekraus)
  • User Agent of Web Cmdlets now reports the OS platform (#4937) (Thanks @LDSpits)
  • Add the positional parameter attribute to -InputObject for Set-Service. (#5017) (Thanks @travisty-)
  • Add ValidateNotNullOrEmpty attribute to -UFormat for Get-Date. (#5055) (Thanks @DDWR)
  • Add -NoNewLine switch for Out-String. (#5056) (Thanks @raghav710)
  • Improve progress messages written by Web Cmdlets. (#5078) (Thanks @markekraus)
  • Add verb descriptions and alias prefixes for Get-Verb. (#4746) (Thanks @Tadas)
  • Fix Get-Content -Raw to not miss the last line feed character. (#5076)
  • Add authentication parameters to Web Cmdlets. (#5052) (Thanks @markekraus)
    • Add -Authentication that provides three options: Basic, OAuth, and Bearer.
    • Add -Token to get the bearer token for OAuth and Bearer options.
    • Add -AllowUnencryptedAuthentication to bypass authentication that is provided for any transport scheme other than HTTPS.
  • Fix MatchInfoContext clone implementation (#5121) (Thanks @dee-see)
  • Exclude PSHostProcess cmdlets from Unix platforms. (#5105)
  • Fix Add-Member to fetch resource string correctly. (#5114)
  • Enable Import-Module to be case insensitive. (#5097)
  • Add exports for syslog APIs in libpsl-native. (#5149)
  • Fix Get-ChildItem to not ignore -Depth parameter when using with -Include or -Exclude. (#4985) (Thanks @Windos)
  • Added properties UserName, Description, DelayedAutoStart, BinaryPathName and StartupType to the ServiceController objects returned by Get-Service. (#4907) (Thanks @joandrsn)

Build and Packaging Improvements

  • Treat .rtf files as binary so EOL don't get changed. (#5020)
  • Improve the output of tools/installpsh-osx.sh and update Travis-CI to use Ruby 2.3.3. (#5065)
  • Improve Start-PSBootstrap to locate dotnet SDK before installing it. (#5059) (Thanks @PetSerAl)
  • Fix the prerequisite check of the MSI package. (#5070)
  • Support creating tar.gz package for Linux and macOS. (#5085)
  • Add release builds that produce symbols for compliance scans. (#5086)
  • Update existing Docker files for the Linux package changes. (#5102)
  • Add compiler switches and replace dangerous function with safer ones. (#5089)
  • Add macOS launcher. (#5138) (Thanks @thezim)
  • Replace httpbin.org/response-headers Tests with WebListener. (#5058) (Thanks @markekraus)
  • Update appimage.sh to reflect the new name pwsh. (#5172)
  • Update the man help file used in packaging. (#5173)
  • Update to use pwsh in macOS launcher. (#5174) (Thanks @thezim)
  • Add code to send web hook for Travis-CI daily build. (#5183)
  • Add global.json to pick correct SDK version. (#5118) (Thanks @rkeithhill)
  • Update packaging to only package PowerShell binaries when packaging symbols. (#5145)
  • Update Docker files and related due to the name change. (#5156)

Code Cleanup

  • Clean up Json cmdlets. (#5001) (Thanks @iSazonov)
  • Remove code guarded by RELATIONSHIP_SUPPORTED and SUPPORTS_IMULTIVALUEPROPERTYCMDLETPROVIDER, which has never been used. (#5066)
  • Remove PSMI code that has never been used. (#5075)
  • Remove unreachable code for Stop-Job. (#5091) (Thanks @travisty-)
  • Removed font and codepage handling code that is only applicable to Windows PowerShell. (#4995)


  • Fix a race condition between WebListener and Web Cmdlets tests. (#5035) (Thanks @markekraus)
  • Add warning to Start-PSPester if Pester module is not found (#5069) (Thanks @DDWR)
  • Add tests for DSC configuration compilation on Windows. (#5011)
  • Test fixes and code coverage automation fixes. (#5046)

Documentation and Help Content

  • Update Pi demo instructions about installing libunwind8. (#4974)
  • Add links on best practice guidelines in coding guideline. (#4983) (Thanks @iSazonov)
  • Reformat command line help for powershell -help (#4989) (Thanks @iSazonov)
  • Change logo in readme to current black icon. (#5030)
  • Fix RPM package name in README.md. (#5044)
  • Update docs/building/linux.md to reflect the current status of powershell build. (#5068) (Thanks @dee-see)
  • Add black version of .icns file for macOS. (#5073) (Thanks @thezim)
  • Update Arch Linux installation instructions. (#5048) (Thanks @kylesferrazza)
  • Add submodule reminder to testing-guidelines.md. (#5061) (Thanks @DDWR)
  • Update instructions in docs/building/internals.md for building from source. (#5072) (Thanks @kylesferrazza)
  • Add UserVoice link to Issue Template. (#5100) (Thanks @markekraus)
  • Add Get-WebListenerUrl Based Examples to WebListener README.md. (#4981) (Thanks @markekraus)
  • Add document about how to create cmdlet with dotnet CLI. (#5117) (Thanks @rkeithhill)
  • Update the help text for PowerShell executable with the new name pwsh. (#5182)
  • Add new forward links for PowerShell 6.0.0 help content. (#4978)
  • Fix VSCode launch.json to point to pwsh. (#5189)
  • Add example of how to create .NET Core cmdlet with Visual Studio. (#5096)

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