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Version 1.4 of GNU ed released

From: Antonio Diaz Diaz
Subject: Version 1.4 of GNU ed released
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 13:34:22 +0200
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I am pleased to announce the release of GNU ed 1.4.

GNU ed is an 8-bit clean, more or less POSIX-compliant implementation of
the standard Unix line editor.

The homepage is at

The sources can be downloaded from or from
your favorite GNU mirror.

This version is also available in lzip format. If your distro doesn't
yet distribute the lzip program, you can download it from

The md5sums are:
da0ddc0e0b0bec2da4b13b0d0d1bce2b  ed-1.4.tar.gz
38538beeb3f7585c8a07c16a01725d56  ed-1.4.tar.lz

This release is also GPG signed. You can download the signature by
appending ".sig" to the URL.

Changes in version 1.4:

* The undo command has been fixed to restore the modified status of the buffer being edited.

* A race condition with user interrupt has been fixed in search_and_replace.

* The functions resize_line_buffer and resize_undo_buffer have been added to definitively fix the aliasing warnings.

  * Some minor corrections have been made to the manual.

Please send bug reports and suggestions to address@hidden

Antonio Diaz, GNU ed maintainer.

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