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2.3.0

@zanchey zanchey released this May 20, 2016 · 308 commits to master since this release

Significant Changes

  • A new string builtin to handle… strings! This builtin will measure, split, search and replace text strings, including using regular expressions. It can also be used to turn lists into plain strings using join. string can be used in place of sed, grep, tr, cut, and awk in many situations. (#2296)
  • After seeing an escape character wait up to 300ms for an additional character. This is consistent with readline (e.g. bash) and can be configured via the fish_escape_delay_ms variable. This allows using escape as the Meta modifier. (#1356)
  • Add new directories for vendor functions and configuration snippets (#2498)
  • A new fish_realpath builtin and associated function to allow the use of realpath even on those platforms that don't ship an appropriate command (#2932).
  • Alt-# toggles the current command line between commented and uncommented states, making it easy to save a command in history without executing it.
  • The fish_vi_mode function is now deprecated in favour of fish_vi_key_bindings.

Backward-incompatible changes

  • Unmatched globs will now cause an error, except when used with for, set or count (#2719, #2394)
  • and and or will now bind to the closest if or while, allowing compound conditions without begin and end (#1428)
  • set -ql now searches up to function scope for variables (#2502)
  • status -f will now behave the same when run as the main script or using source (#2643)
  • source no longer puts the file name in $argv if no arguments are given (#139)

Other notable fixes and improvements

  • Fish no longer silences errors in config.fish (#2702)
  • Move the history file to $XDG_DATA_HOME/fish (or ~/.local/share if it has not been set)
  • Directory autosuggestions will now descend as far as possible if there is only one child directory (#2531)
  • Add support for bright colors (#1464)
  • Allow Ctrl-J (\cj) to be bound separately from Ctrl-M (\cm) (#217)
  • psub now has a "-s"/"–suffix" option to name the temporary file with that suffix
  • Enable 24-bit colors on select terminals (#2495)
  • Support for SVN status in the prompt (#2582)
  • Mercurial and SVN support have been added to the Classic + Git (now Classic + VCS) prompt (via the new __fish_vcs_prompt function) (#2592)
  • export now handles variables with a "=" in the value (#2403)
  • Avoid confusing the terminal line driver with non-printing characters in fish_title (#2453).
  • New completions for:
    • alsactl
    • Archlinux's asp, makepkg
    • Atom's apm (#2390)
    • entr - the "Event Notify Test Runner" (#2265)
    • Fedora's dnf (#2638)
    • OSX diskutil (#2738)
    • pkgng (#2395)
    • pulseaudio's pacmd and pactl
    • rmmod (#3007)
    • rust's rustc and cargo (#2409)
    • sysctl (#2214)
    • systemd's machinectl (#2158), busctl (#2144), systemd-nspawn, systemd-analyze, localectl, timedatectl
    • and more
  • Fish no longer has a function called sgrep, freeing it for user customization (#2245)
  • A rewrite of the completions for cd, fixing a few bugs (#2299, #2300, #562)
  • Linux VTs now run in a simplified mode to avoid issues (#2311)
  • The vi-bindings now inherit from the emacs bindings
  • Fish will also execute fish_user_key_bindings when in vi-mode
  • funced will now also check $VISUAL (#2268)
  • A new suspend function (#2269)
  • Subcommand completion now works better with split /usr (#2141)
  • The command-not-found-handler can now be overridden by defining a function called __fish_command_not_found_handler in config.fish (#2331)
  • A few fixes to the Sorin theme
  • PWD shortening in the prompt can now be configured via the fish_prompt_pwd_dir_length variable, set to the length per path component (#2473)
  • fish now ships a skeleton file for /etc/fish/config.fish that only contains some documentation, the included code has been moved to the corresponding file in /usr (#2799)

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fish 2.3b2 (released May 5, 2016)

@zanchey zanchey released this May 4, 2016 · 320 commits to master since this release

Significant changes

  • A new fish_realpath builtin and associated function to allow the use of realpath even on those platforms that don't ship an appropriate command (#2932).
  • Alt-# toggles the current command line between commented and uncommented states, making it easy to save a command in history without executing it.
  • The fish_vi_mode function is now deprecated in favour of fish_vi_key_bindings.

Other notable fixes and improvements

  • Fix the build on Cygwin (#2952) and RedHat Enterprise Linux/CentOS 5 (#2955).
  • Avoid confusing the terminal line driver with non-printing characters in fish_title (#2453).
  • Improved completions for busctl, git (#2585, #2879, #2984), and netctl.

The SHA-1 sum for the release tarball is 7b924b8b377950d4ee88a1b13dbce4d5b337e068.

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2.3b1

@zanchey zanchey released this Apr 19, 2016 · 343 commits to master since this release

Significant Changes

  • A new string builtin to handle… strings (#2296)
  • After seeing an escape character wait up to 300ms for an additional character. This is consistent with readline (e.g. bash) and can be configured via the fish_escape_delay_ms variable. This allows using escape as the Meta modifier. (#1356)
  • Add new directories for vendor functions and configuration snippets (#2498)

Backward-incompatible changes

  • Unmatched globs will now cause an error, except when used with for, set or count (#2719, #2394)
  • and and or will now bind to the closest if or while, allowing compound conditions without begin and end (#1428)
  • set -ql now searches up to function scope for variables (#2502)
  • status -f will now behave the same when run as the main script or using source (#2643)
  • source no longer puts the file name in $argv if no arguments are given (#139)
  • History files are stored under the XDG_DATA_HOME hierarchy, and existing history will be moved on first use (#744).

Other notable fixes and improvements

  • Fish no longer silences errors in config.fish (#2702)
  • Move the history file to $XDG_DATA_HOME/fish (or ~/.local/share if it has not been set)
  • Directory autosuggestions will now descend as far as possible if there is only one child directory (#2531)
  • Add support for bright colors (#1464)
  • Allow Ctrl-J (\cj) to be bound separately from Ctrl-M (\cm) (#217)
  • psub now has a "-s"/"–suffix" option to name the temporary file with that suffix
  • Enable 24-bit colors on select terminals (#2495)
  • Support for SVN status in the prompt (#2582)
  • Mercurial and SVN support have been added to the Classic + Git (now Classic + VCS) prompt (via the new __fish_vcs_prompt function) (#2592)
  • export now handles variables with a "=" in the value (#2403)
  • New completions for:
    • alsactl
    • Archlinux's asp, makepkg
    • Atom's apm (#2390)
    • entr - the "Event Notify Test Runner" (#2265)
    • Fedora's dnf (#2638)
    • OSX diskutil (#2738)
    • pkgng (#2395)
    • pulseaudio's pacmd and pactl
    • rust's rustc and cargo (#2409)
    • sysctl (#2214)
    • systemd's machinectl (#2158), busctl (#2144), systemd-nspawn, systemd-analyze, localectl, timedatectl
    • and more
  • Fish no longer has a function called sgrep, freeing it for user customization (#2245)
  • A rewrite of the completions for cd, fixing a few bugs (#2299, #2300, #562)
  • Linux VTs now run in a simplified mode to avoid issues (#2311)
  • The vi-bindings now inherit from the emacs bindings
  • Fish will also execute fish_user_key_bindings when in vi-mode
  • funced will now also check $VISUAL (#2268)
  • A new suspend function (#2269)
  • Subcommand completion now works better with split /usr (#2141)
  • The command-not-found-handler can now be overridden by defining a function called __fish_command_not_found_handler in config.fish (#2331)
  • A few fixes to the Sorin theme
  • PWD shortening in the prompt can now be configured via the fish_prompt_pwd_dir_length variable, set to the length per path component (#2473)
  • fish now ships a skeleton file for /etc/fish/config.fish that only contains some documentation, the included code has been moved to the corresponding file in /usr (#2799)

The SHA-1 sum for the release tarball is ecdd64fb72dfe4b46d628040ccce0e3dbca6b672.

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fish 2.2.0

@ridiculousfish ridiculousfish released this Jul 6, 2015 · 1109 commits to master since this release

Release Notes for fish 2.2.0 (released July 12, 2015)

Significant changes

  • Abbreviations: the new abbr command allows for interactively-expanded abbreviations, allowing quick access to frequently-used commands (#731).
  • Vi mode: run fish_vi_mode to switch fish into the key bindings and prompt familiar to users of the Vi editor (#65).
  • New inline and interactive pager, which will be familiar to users of zsh (#291).
  • Underlying architectural changes: the fishd universal variable server has been removed as it was a source of many bugs and security problems. Notably, old fish sessions will not be able to communicate universal variable changes with new fish sessions. For best results, restart all running instances of fish.
  • The web-based configuration tool has been redesigned, featuring a prompt theme chooser and other improvements.
  • New German, Brazilian Portuguese, and Chinese translations.

Backward-incompatible changes

These are kept to a minimum, but either change undocumented features or are too hard to use in their existing forms. These changes may break existing scripts.

  • commandline no longer interprets functions "in reverse", instead behaving as expected (#1567).
  • The previously-undocumented CMD_DURATION variable is now set for all commands and contains the execution time of the last command in milliseconds (#1585). It is no longer exported to other commands (#1896).
  • if / else conditional statements now return values consistent with the Single Unix Specification, like other shells (#1443).
  • A new "top-level" local scope has been added, allowing local variables declared on the commandline to be visible to subsequent commands. (#1908)

Other notable fixes and improvements

  • New documentation design (#1662), which requires a Doxygen version 1.8.7 or newer to build.
  • Fish now defines a default directory for other packages to provide completions. By default this is /usr/share/fish/vendor-completions.d; on systems with pkgconfig installed this path is discoverable with pkg-config --variable completionsdir fish.
  • A new parser removes many bugs; all existing syntax should keep working.
  • New fish_preexec and fish_postexec events are fired before and after job execution respectively (#1549).
  • Unmatched wildcards no longer prevent a job from running. Wildcards used interactively will still print an error, but the job will proceed and the wildcard will expand to zero arguments (#1482).
  • The . command is deprecated and the source command is preferred (#310).
  • bind supports "bind modes", which allows bindings to be set for a particular named mode, to support the implementation of Vi mode.
  • A new export alias, which behaves like other shells (#1833).
  • command has a new --search option to print the name of the disk file that would be executed, like other shells' command -v (#1540).
  • commandline has a new --paging-mode option to support the new pager.
  • complete has a new --wraps option, which allows a command to (recursively) inherit the completions of a wrapped command (#393), and complete -e now correctly erases completions (#380).
  • Completions are now generated from manual pages by default on the first run of fish (#997).
  • fish_indent can now produce colorized (--ansi) and HTML (--html) output (#1827).
  • functions --erase now prevents autoloaded functions from being reloaded in the current session.
  • history has a new --merge option, to incorporate history from other sessions into the current session (#825).
  • jobs returns 1 if there are no active jobs (#1484).
  • read has several new options:
    • --array to break input into an array (#1540)
    • --null to break lines on NUL characters rather than newlines (#1694)
    • --nchars to read a specific number of characters (#1616)
    • --right-prompt to display a right-hand-side prompt during interactive read (#1698).
  • type has a new -q option to suppress output (#1540 and, like other shells, type -a now prints all matches for a command (#261).
  • Pressing F1 now shows the manual page for the current command (#1063).
  • fish_title functions have access to the arguments of the currently running argument as $argv[1] (#1542).
  • The OS command-not-found handler is used on Arch Linux (#1925), nixOS (#1852), openSUSE and Fedora (#1280).
  • Alt+. searches backwards in the token history, mapping to the same behavior as inserting the last argument of the previous command, like other shells (#89).
  • The SHLVL environment variable is incremented correctly (#1634 & #1693).
  • Added completions for adb (#1165 & #1211), apt (#2018), aura (#1292), composer (#1607), cygport (#1841), dropbox (#1533), elixir (#1167), fossil, heroku (#1790), iex (#1167), kitchen (#2000), nix (#1167), node/npm (#1566), opam (#1615), setfacl (#1752), tmuxinator (#1863), and yast2 (#1739).
  • Improved completions for brew (#1090 & #1810), bundler (#1779), cd (#1135), emerge (#1840),git (#1680, #1834 & #1951), man (#960), modprobe (#1124), pacman (#1292), rpm (#1236), rsync (#1872), scp (#1145), ssh (#1234), sshfs (#1268), systemctl (#1462, #1950 & #1972), tmux (#1853), vagrant (#1748), yum (#1269), and zypper (#1787).

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fish 2.1.2

@zanchey zanchey released this Feb 16, 2015 · 2410 commits to master since this release

Release Notes for fish 2.1.2 (released Feb 24, 2015)

fish 2.1.2 contains a workaround for a filesystem bug in Mac OS X Yosemite. #1859

Specifically, after installing fish 2.1.1 and then rebooting, "Verify Disk" in Disk Utility will report "Invalid number of hard links." We don't have any reports of data loss or other adverse consequences. fish 2.1.2 avoids triggering the bug, but does not repair an already affected filesystem. To repair the filesystem, you can boot into Recovery Mode and use Repair Disk from Disk Utility. Linux and versions of OS X prior to Yosemite are believed to be unaffected.

There are no other changes in this release.

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fish 2.1.1

@zanchey zanchey released this Sep 24, 2014

Release Notes for fish 2.1.1 (released September 26, 2014)

Important: if you are upgrading, stop all running instances of fishd as soon as possible after installing this release; it will be restarted automatically. On most systems, there will be no further action required. Note that some environments (where XDG_RUNTIME_DIR is set), such as Fedora 20, will require a restart of all running fish processes before universal variables work as intended.

Distributors are highly encouraged to call killall fishd, pkill fishd or similar in installation scripts, or to warn their users to do so.

Security fixes

  • The fish_config web interface now uses an authentication token to protect requests and only responds to requests from the local machine with this token, preventing a remote code execution attack. (closing CVE-2014-2914). #1438
  • psub and funced are no longer vulnerable to attacks which allow local privilege escalation and data tampering (closing CVE-2014-2906 and CVE-2014-3856). #1437
  • fishd uses a secure path for its socket, preventing a local privilege escalation attack (closing CVE-2014-2905). #1436
  • __fish_print_packages is no longer vulnerable to attacks which would allow local privilege escalation and data tampering (closing CVE-2014-3219). #1440

Other fixes

  • fishd now ignores SIGPIPE, fixing crashes using tools like GNU Parallel and which occurred more often as a result of the other fishd changes. #1084 & #1690

The SHA-1 sum for the official source tarball is 8f97f39b92ea7dfef1f464b18e304045bf37546d.

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fish 2.0.0

@xfix xfix released this Jan 24, 2014 · 2690 commits to master since this release

Significant Changes

  • Command substitutions now modify $status #547.
    Previously the exit status of command substitutions (like (pwd)) was ignored; however now it modifies $status. Furthermore, the set command now only sets $status on failure; it is untouched on success. This allows for the following pattern:

    if set python_path (which python)
       ...
    end

    Because set does not modify $status on success, the if branch effectively tests whether which succeeded, and if so, whether the set also succeeded.

  • Improvements to $PATH handling.
    • There is a new variable, $fish_user_paths, which can be set universally, and whose contents are appended to $PATH #527
    • /etc/paths and /etc/paths.d are now respected on OS X
    • fish no longer modifies $PATH to find its own binaries
  • Long lines no longer use ellipsis for line breaks, and copy and paste should no longer include a newline even if the line was broken #300
  • New syntax for index ranges (sometimes known as "slices") #212
  • fish now supports an else if statement #134
  • Process and pid completion now works on OS X #129
  • fish is now relocatable, and no longer depends on compiled-in paths #125
  • fish now supports a right prompt (RPROMPT) through the fish_right_prompt function #80
  • fish now uses posix_spawn instead of fork when possible, which is much faster on BSD and OS X #11

Other Notable Fixes

  • Updated VCS completions (darcs, cvs, svn, etc.)
  • Avoid calling getcwd on the main thread, as it can hang #696
  • Control-D (forward delete) no longer stops at a period #667
  • Completions for many new commands
  • fish now respects rxvt's unique keybindings #657
  • xsel is no longer built as part of fish. It will still be invoked if installed separately #633
  • __fish_filter_mime no longer spews #628
  • The --no-execute option to fish no longer falls over when reaching the end of a block #624
  • fish_config knows how to find fish even if it's not in the $PATH #621
  • A leading space now prevents writing to history, as is done in bash and zsh #615
  • Hitting enter after a backslash only goes to a new line if it is followed by whitespace or the end of the line #613
  • printf is now a builtin #611
  • Event handlers should no longer fire if signals are blocked #608
  • set_color is now a builtin #578
  • man page completions are now located in a new generated_completions directory, instead of your completions directory #576
  • tab now clears autosuggestions #561
  • tab completion from within a pair of quotes now attempts to "appropriate" the closing quote #552
  • $EDITOR can now be a list: for example, set EDITOR gvim -f) #541
  • case bodies are now indented #530
  • The profile switch -p no longer crashes #517
  • You can now control-C out of read #516
  • umask is now functional on OS X #515
  • Avoid calling getpwnam on the main thread, as it can hang #512
  • Alt-F or Alt-right-arrow (Option-F or option-right-arrow) now accepts one word of an autosuggestion #435
  • Setting fish as your login shell no longer kills OpenSUSE #367
  • Backslashes now join lines, instead of creating multiple commands #347
  • echo now implements the -e flag to interpret escapes #337
  • When the last token in the user's input contains capital letters, use its case in preference to that of the autosuggestion #335
  • Descriptions now have their own muted color #279
  • Wildcards beginning with a . (for example, ls .*) no longer match . and .. #270
  • Recursive wildcards now handle symlink loops #268
  • You can now delete history items from the fish_config web interface #250
  • The OS X build now weak links wcsdup and wcscasecmp #240
  • fish now saves and restores the process group, which prevents certain processes from being erroneously reported as stopped #197
  • funced now takes an editor option #187
  • Alternating row colors are available in fish pager through fish_pager_color_secondary #186
  • Universal variable values are now stored based on your MAC address, not your hostname #183
  • The caret ^ now only does a stderr redirection if it is the first character of a token, making git users happy #168
  • Autosuggestions will no longer cause line wrapping #167
  • Better handling of Unicode combining characters #155
  • fish SIGHUPs processes more often #138
  • fish no longer causes sudo to ask for a password every time
  • fish behaves better under Midnight Commander #121
  • set -e no longer crashes #100
  • fish now will automatically import history from bash, if there is no fish history #66
  • Backslashed-newlines inside quoted strings now behave more intuitively #52
  • Tab titles should be shown correctly in iTerm2 #47
  • scp remote path completion now sometimes works #42
  • The read builtin no longer shows autosuggestions #29
  • Custom key bindings can now be set via the fish_user_key_bindings function #21
  • All Python scripts now run correctly under both Python 2 and Python 3 #14
  • The "accept autosuggestion" key can now be configured #19
  • Autosuggestions will no longer suggest invalid commands #6

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fish 2.1.0

@xfix xfix released this Jan 21, 2014 · 2427 commits to master since this release

Significant Changes

  • Tab completions will fuzzy-match files. #568

    When tab-completing a file, fish will first attempt prefix matches (foo matches foobar), then substring matches (ooba matches foobar), and lastly subsequence matches (fbr matches foobar). For example, in a directory with files foo1.txt, foo2.txt, foo3.txt…, you can type only the numeric part and hit tab to fill in the rest.

    This feature is implemented for files and executables. It is not yet implemented for options (like --foobar), and not yet implemented across path components (like /u/l/b to match /usr/local/bin).

  • Redirections now work better across pipelines. #110, #877

    In particular, you can pipe stderr and stdout together, for example, with cmd ^&1 | tee log.txt, or the more familiar cmd 2>&1 | tee log.txt.

  • A single % now expands to the last job backgrounded. #1008

    Previously, a single % would pid-expand to either all backgrounded jobs, or all jobs owned by your user. Now it expands to the last job backgrounded. If no job is in the background, it will fail to expand. In particular, fg % can be used to put the most recent background job in the foreground.

Other Notable Fixes

  • alt-U and alt+C now uppercase and capitalize words, respectively. #995

  • VTE based terminals should now know the working directory. #906

  • The autotools build now works on Mavericks. #968

  • The end-of-line binding (ctrl+E) now accepts autosuggestions. #932

  • Directories in /etc/paths (used on OS X) are now prepended instead of appended, similar to other shells. #927

  • Option-right-arrow (used for partial autosuggestion completion) now works on iTerm2. #920

  • Tab completions now work properly within nested subcommands. #913

  • printf supports \e, the escape character. #910

  • fish_config history no longer shows duplicate items. #900

  • $fish_user_paths is now prepended to $PATH instead of appended. #888

  • Jobs complete when all processes complete. #876

    For example, in previous versions of fish, sleep 10 | echo Done returns control immediately, because echo does not read from stdin. Now it does not complete until sleep exits (presumably after 10 seconds).

  • Better error reporting for square brackets. #875

  • fish no longer tries to add /bin to $PATH unless PATH is totally empty. #852

  • History token substitution (alt-up) now works correctly inside subshells. #833

  • Flow control is now disabled, freeing up ctrl-S and ctrl-Q for other uses. #814

  • sh-style variable setting like foo=bar now produces better error messages. #809

  • Commands with wildcards no longer produce autosuggestions. #785

  • funced no longer freaks out when supplied with no arguments. #780

  • fish.app now works correctly in a directory containing spaces. #774

  • Tab completion cycling no longer occasionally fails to repaint. #765

  • Comments now work in eval'd strings. #684

  • History search (up-arrow) now shows the item matching the autosuggestion, if that autosuggestion was truncated. #650

  • Ctrl-T now transposes characters, as in other shells. #128

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