MKS Toolkit - Running / Porting UNIX to Windows

MKS Toolkit 8.6 Problems Fixed

For convenience, the following abbreviations are used in the following tables:

TKSA MKS Toolkit for System Administrators
TKDev MKS Toolkit for Developers
TKIO MKS Toolkit for Interoperability
TKPDev MKS Toolkit for Professional Developers
TKEDev MKS Toolkit for Enterprise Developers

MKS Toolkit Problems Fixed

ProblemApplies ToDescription
CFS 11459TKPDev, TKEDeva better explanation of how mathematical exceptions are treated needs to be added to the docs
CFS 14043TKPDev, TKEDevmath functions do not set errno properly
CFS 15220Allfilename completion in sh does not fully support spaces in filenames
CFS 16051TKPDev, TKEDevuser-defined matherr() not working for NuTC apps
CFS 17309TKPDev, TKEDevNuTC needs large file support (files larger than 2Gbytes)
CFS 18788TKPDev, TKEDevpthread_join() call hanging
CFS 19280Allpressing a cursor or numeric keypad key causes tclsh to read stdin forever
CFS 19320Allhelp button on the Win9x/ME KornShell toolbar should use wstart
CFS 19434Allsh should have command completion similar to bash
CFS 19522Allsh case statements give inconsistent behavior
CFS 19539Allfgrep -l should lift any line-length limitations
CFS 19610Allsh has performance problems with large scripts
CFS 19643Allapplications under $ROOTDIR\bin need icons
CFS 19657Allexport START_TIME=`date` fails in ksh
CFS 20155Alldocumentation required for the tksched password entry dialog
CFS 20245Allregistry -p produces the error "RegEnumKeyEx failed:"
CFS 20374Allssh needs support for smartcards
CFS 20375Allssh console service should tolerate horizontal scrollbars
CFS 20376Allssh console service should support SIGWINCH
CFS 20389Allssh should autostart X server when tunneling X
CFS 20447Allfilename completion behaves incorrectly in xterm
CFS 20541Allrsetup needs the same level of error reporting as passwd
CFS 20603Allsh -n hangs with scripts containing a while statement
CFS 20607AllInstaller does not handle pending file rename operations correctly
CFS 20614TKPDev, TKEDevSHM_LOCK is mentioned in the man page but is not in the include directories
CFS 20620Allsome services have problems starting in secure environments
CFS 20689Allviw crashes when using the Lucida Sans Typewriter font
CFS 20737Alldev fails with an error under Windows XP
CFS 20853TKPDev, TKEDevsigned.h and inttypes.h both typedef int8_t as different things
CFS 20946AllNCInfoDump.txt should include all ssh information
CFS 20966Allcp needs options to preserve files times and ACLs
CFS 21000Allit should be documented that ln is only supported on NTFS file systems
CFS 21007TKPDev, TKEDevcalling floor() causes a stack overflow
CFS 21062TKPDev, TKEDevdbm_open() fails for existing database files
CFS 21139AllESC-ESC in sh should function the same as ESC-\
CFS 21180All$RANDOM is static when used in a shell function
CFS 21386Allmkszip gives a floating point exception with small files
CFS 21430TKPDev, TKEDevDeployment Wizard should not copy customized shell start-up scripts
CFS 21453Allnetnews needs an option that searches the message body
CFS 21476Allman -h should run in an independent window
CFS 21507Allweb should send -v output to stderr
CFS 21513Allunzip should be updated to the latest release
CFS 21518Allthe cdate man page doesn't mention the time zone used
CFS 21519Allthe ctime man page doesn't state that the #secs is an offset from 1/1/1970
CFS 21520Allthe cdate man page should note that the date range varies with the local time zone
CFS 21524Allsendevent gets the mouse positioning wrong with relative mouse movements
CFS 21526Allthe which man page gives the wrong behavior for scripts
CFS 21527Allwhich gives non-standard behavior with scripts
CFS 21529Alldouble pipes in sh give "write error: on standard output: The pipe is being closed"
CFS 21551All$LINENO has an incorrect value, sometimes even negative
CFS 21561Allspelling error in the winctrl man page
CFS 21562All-b is listed twice in the sftp man page
CFS 21566Allpop3mail/imapmail should display the results of the STAT command
CFS 21567Allpop3mail/imapmail should be able to retrieve sets of messages
CFS 21568Allpop3mail/imapmail should be able to retrieve info on unread messages
CFS 21569Allpop3mail/imapmail/rexec may look for the wrong server name in .netrc
CFS 21648Alltelnetd does not start in $HOME when $SHELL is set to cmd.exe
CFS 21649TKPIO, TKEDevXVision installer fails when launched with TargetDir and CommonDir args
CFS 21671Allecho * gives incorrect behavior with PWD as //./C:/
CFS 21698TKEDevX man page link in the Toolkit start menu is invalid
CFS 21705TKPDev, TKEDevWindows Installer Service does not install silently
CFS 21731Allls * fails with an error on directories with more than 25000 files
CFS 21735Alltime gives different behavior depending on the shell mode
CFS 21781Allunzip -Z (zipinfo) has no documentation
CFS 21801TKDev, TKIO, TKPDev, TKEDevcc -E should not run the linker
CFS 21802All$PWD may be wrong in MKS KSH Here shells
CFS 21806All"ksh -c script" runs the script in POSIX mode
CFS 21837Allsh scripts occasionally hang at piped commands
CFS 21846Allperl Net::DNS module can't find the domain name server
CFS 21865Allgps.ksh fails while adding processes to the command list
CFS 21912Allutilities need large file support
CFS 21915TKEDevperformance problem occurs when selecting items in a Motif listbox
CFS 21921Allcsh skips the last line in a script if it is not terminated
CFS 21934Allwts cannot set tasks to run as LocalSystem
CFS 21944Allxterm kills GUI apps
CFS 21948TKSA, TKDev, TKIO"install on first use" problems with products less than TKEDev/TKPDev
CFS 21955Allfiles missing in samples directory on the eval CD
CFS 21956TKPDev, TKEDevsome samples do not build without modification
CFS 21959Alldosname fails on a drive letter
CFS 21996TKSAremote services are always installed with TKSA
CFS 21997Allrlogind should be added to Toolkit
CFS 22007Allhashbang statements that include a space do not work in csh
CFS 22015TKDevTKDev needs an ld that doesn't require NuTC
CFS 22058All"at now+1min" gives an "invalid increment unit error"
CFS 22062TKPDev, TKEDevgetgroups() issues when Local/Domain Group is over 40 characters
CFS 22072Allsmtpmail has no SMTP Server authentication options
CFS 22142Allthe sh variables $*, $@, and $@ are wrong some of the time
CFS 22151Alladmin installs do not copy all of the release notes files
CFS 22165Allstty needs to support the -erase functionality
CFS 22186TKPDev, TKEDevrpcgen not processing .x files
CFS 22197Allps needs an option to support remote servers
CFS 22222AllToolkit needs a htstrip command
CFS 22232Alllaunching the control panel causes rexecd and rshd to be started
CFS 22278Alldelayed removal of files with rm -d not working
CFS 22294Allchacl seg faults if no security descriptor is present
CFS 22349Alltar and cp need sparse file support
CFS 22382TKPDev, TKEDevEACCES incorreclty shown as EACCESS in man pages
CFS 22421Allsh aborts with segmentation violation if it can't find a valid temp directory
CFS 22430Alladd an option to turn off the "Check for Updates" feature
CFS 22434Allsftp has a limit on the size of files that can be downloaded
CFS 22442Allsh is not deleting temp files used for case statements and here docs
CFS 22452Allunable to configure telnet to only accept requests from specific IP addresses
CFS 22454Alldircmp is not working correctly with binary files
CFS 22504TKPDev, TKEDevOE only install should not require a compiler on the target machine
CFS 22514Alllsacl -t r is not resolving SIDs
CFS 22515All"set -o tabcomplete": tab tab does not list the matching pathnames
CFS 22521All"set -o emacs +o tabcomplete": tab does nothing
CFS 22530TKPDev, TKEDevgroff sample does not build
CFS 22532Allsh prompt truncation algorithm has 2 problems
CFS 22539Allsh needs support for $'' ANSI-C string quoting
CFS 22544Allsh should not fork for $(
CFS 22559Allviw fails with a SEGV when the 'n' command is used to search for the next match
CFS 22569AllESC-= in sh should page when there is more than a screenful of matches
CFS 22574TKDev, TKIO, TKPDev, TKEDevar has problems handling 64-bit object files
CFS 22588TKPDev, TKEDevfgetwc() causes an infinite loop
CFS 22598TKPDev, TKEDevwcstol() segfaults if NULL is passed to it as the second argument
CFS 22614TKPDev, TKEDevPipeSelect() sometimes finishes before SocketSelect()
CFS 22618All"MKS KSH Here" does not work under Windows 2003
CFS 22619AllWindows 2003 information needs to be added to the uname man page
CFS 22623Alltar fails with a "No match" error when run from csh
CFS 22627All"sh -L -N -d c:\" results in "cannot change to -d directory" error
CFS 22628All"HOME//.profile" should be "HOME/.profile" in set.1 man page
CFS 22640Allsh needs support for color/etc escape sequences in prompt string
CFS 22641Allsh needs support for backslash escape sequences in prompt string
CFS 22648Allsh needs function name completion and variable name completion
CFS 22655TKDev, TKIO, TKPDev, TKEDevcc is missing some linker options
CFS 22687TKPDev, TKEDevfprintf() does not process certain formats correctly
CFS 22689All"dosname -l" always puts a trailing "/" on filenames
CFS 22712Allselected utilities added as shell built-ins
CFS 22713Allprintf should support "%q"
CFS 22714Allprint should support the "-f [format]" option
CFS 22716Allssh keys are not created during installation
CFS 22735Allecho needs to support "\e"+"\E"
CFS 22737Allerratic shell script behavior with TK 8.5p1
CFS 22744TKPDev, TKEDevatof() man page should not suggest that errno is set
CFS 22752Allman should set its exit status to 0 upon success
CFS 22755Allsh title bar should show executing non-built-in tasks in scripts
CFS 22778All"ls -F" doesn't show symbolic links under Windows 2000 and up
CFS 22779Allsh, cd, and pwd need to support a "physical" flag
CFS 22821Allrsh/rlogin docs should state the requirement for two .rhosts entries
CFS 22836Allsh is not deleting temp files if a function is exited after command substitution
CFS 22842TKEDevunable to input Japanese multi byte characters in X applications
CFS 22878Allssh fails with a "read from socket failed" error
CFS 22892Allif "gset: Persistence->Use Saved Options" is set and there are no saved options then default values are now used
CFS 22904TKEDevcannot enter german characters in XmTextFields
CFS 22919TKPDev, TKEDevspelling error in the asctime_r man page
CFS 22938Allproblems moving files between NTFS and FAT partitions with mv
CFS 22939Allfile needs support for a $MAGIC environment variable
CFS 22984Allls in csh displays "no match" when all globs fail
CFS 23002Allman -k does not work when MANPATH=""
CFS 23006Allmks_env usage message has -r wrong
CFS 23011Allexport does not expand "~"
CFS 23028Allpending displays a confusing error when there are no pending file operations
CFS 23052AllTK_NTSECURITYINFO_OFF description should mention how it effects cp
CFS 23061Allsmtpmail without any options gives an error but no usage message
CFS 23074Allfile should be able to identify shortcut files
CFS 1008235Allgrep needs an option to show lines before and after match
CFS 1012752Allvariables set on the right side of pipe in sh should remain visible

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