mksh - MirBSD Korn Shell

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename mksh_57-1_amd64.deb
Package name mksh
Package version 57
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin::boot admin::install admin::login devel::interpreter devel::lang:c devel::lang:posix-shell devel::library implemented-in::c interface::commandline interface::shell made-of::man role::devel-lib role::documentation role::program scope::application shells suite::bsd use::TODO use::login web::cgi works-with-format::html works-with-format::plaintext works-with::people works-with::software:running works-with::software:source works-with::text works-with::unicode
License -
Maintainer Thorsten Glaser <>
Download size 568.36 KB
Installed size 1.35 MB


Package Version Architecture Repository
mksh_57a+wtf1_amd64.deb 57a+wtf1 amd64 WTF
mksh_57a+wtf1_i386.deb 57a+wtf1 i386 WTF
mksh_57-1_i386.deb 57 i386 Debian Main
mksh - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15


Type URL
Binary Package mksh_57-1_amd64.deb
Source Package mksh

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mksh deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mksh




2019-03-01 - Thorsten Glaser <>
mksh (57-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* The “basta!” upload
* Update to latest upstream release:
- [tg] Document that, when your Unix is broken, GIGO applies (LP#1817959)
- [tg] Improve error message for inaccessible executables (LP#1817789)
* Eliminate all local patches thusly
2019-01-05 - Thorsten Glaser <>
mksh (56c-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update to a CVS snapshot as of 2019-01-05
- [tg] Trick a GCC warning, to make up for it ignoring lint(1) hints
- [tg] Add O_MAYEXEC support for CLIP OS
- [tg] Make dup-to-self with ksh-style fd≥3 closing work; catern via IRC
- [tg] Add compat glue for newer GNU groff mdoc to the manpages
- [tg] Trigger EXIT trap after single-command subshells (Closes: #910276)
- [tg] Document set -eo pipefail caveat (LP#1804504)
* Bump debhelper to 12 (requested by lintian)
* Policy 4.3.0
2018-10-20 - Thorsten Glaser <>
mksh (56c-2) unstable; urgency=low
* The “stets vermißt, feiner Kerl” release
* Update to a CVS snapshot as of 2018-10-20
- [gecko2] Update operating environment reporting for the Macintosh
- [Martijn Dekker] make ${foo#'bar'} in here document behave like ksh93
- [Martijn Dekker] quote empty strings for re-entry into shell
- [tg, G.raud Meyer] Improve documentation, especially for tty states
- [tg] Protect against entering line editing with bad saved tty state
- [tg] Fix set -o allexport for arrays (which we apparently do)
- [tg] Handle lseek(2) returning -1 as pointed out by Coverity Scan
- [tg] Fix left-padding UTF-8 strings
- [tg, G.raud Meyer] Fix using the “-m” flag on the command line
- [tg] Update to UCD 11.0.0
- [multiplexd] Fix a segfault using ^W during search in Vi mode
- [tg] Fix an error message; add a test for controlling tty
- [tg] Permit unsetting LINES and COLUMNS, for those who need it
- [tg] Fix manpage bug (RedHat BZ#1612173)
- [tg] Minor spelling cleanup
- [tg] Unbreak high-bit7 (nōn-ASCII) heredoc separators (LP#1779179)
- [tg] Allow dumping high-bit7-char-containing strings in DEBUG mode
- [tg] Add some testcases for behaviour questions popped up in IRC
* Bump to Policy
- handle new “terse” build option
- R³:no
* Update list of architectures on which musl is available
* Add some UMEGAYA metadata
* Update lintian overrides
2018-01-14 - Thorsten Glaser <>
mksh (56c-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream bugfix release:
- [komh] Remove redundant OS/2-specific code, clean up others
- [komh, tg] Fix drive-qualified (absolute and relative) DOS-style
path support in realpath functionality, partially other places
- [tg] Don’t substitute ${ENV:-~/.mkshrc} result again
- [tg] Improve OS/2 $PATH (et al.) handling, drive-relative paths
- [tg] Add MKSH_ENVDIR compile-time option for Jehanne and Plan 9
- [tg] Update wcwidth data with bugfixed script (still Unicode 10;
resulting values are identical to glibc git master for extant chars)
- [Dr. Werner Fink] Raise some time limits in the testsuite
- [Shamar] Add support for the Jehanne operating system
- [komh] Set stdin to text mode before executing child processes on OS/2
- [komh] Pass arguments via a resonse file if executing a child fails
- [Dr. Werner Fink] Early locale tracking as a compile-time option
- [tg] Fix regressions introduced with new fast character classes
* Urgency high due to the bugfixes (credits Daniel Martí, Jakub Wilk)

See Also

Package Description
mktorrent_1.1-1_amd64.deb simple command line utility to create BitTorrent metainfo files
mkvtoolnix-gui_31.0.0-1_amd64.deb Set of tools to work with Matroska files - GUI frontend
mkvtoolnix_31.0.0-1_amd64.deb Set of command-line tools to work with Matroska files
ml-burg_110.79-4_amd64.deb Code generator for Standard ML
ml-lex_110.79-4_amd64.deb Lexical analyzer generator for Standard ML
ml-lpt_110.79-4_amd64.deb SML/NJ language processing tools
ml-nlffigen_110.79-4_amd64.deb ML generator for C glue code
ml-yacc_110.79-4_amd64.deb Parser generator for Standard ML
mlbstreamer_0.0.11.dev0+git20190330-1_all.deb Interface to the MLB.TV media offering
mldemos_0.5.1+git.1.ee5d11f-4_amd64.deb Machine Learning Demos (MLDemos) with Visualization
mldonkey-gui_3.1.6-1+b1_amd64.deb Graphical frontend for mldonkey based on GTK+
mldonkey-server_3.1.6-1+b1_amd64.deb Door to the 'donkey' network
mle_1.3-2_amd64.deb flexible terminal-based editor
mlmmj-php-web-admin_1.3.0-3_all.deb administrative web interface for mlmmj, written in php
mlmmj-php-web_1.3.0-3_all.deb web interface for mlmmj, written in php