emacs 26.2

Another release of emacs has been made available for download with the publication of version 26.2. This release including a few changes with three of the most prominent being:

  • Modules can now be built outside the tree source.
  • Full compliance with the 11.0 Unicode standard.
  • In Dired, the ‘Z’ command on a directory name compresses all of the directories contents.

A number of other fixes and features have also been made available.

GNU Octave 5.1.0

Mathematical computation software GNU Octave has reached version 5.1.0. The release is the first in the 5.x range, and brings with it some keep features including improvements for high dpi screens and Unicode support on Windows for files and folders.

Some other key changes include improved compatibility with Matlab and removal, deprecation and legacy marking of older functions.