Updated mksh Shift_JIS packages that add one enhancement are now available forRed Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
The mksh packages provide the MirBSD enhanced version of the Public Domain Kornshell (pdksh), a Bourne-compatible shell, which is largely similar to theoriginal AT&T Korn shell. Shift JIS (SJIS) is a character encoding for theJapanese language. The “mksh Shift_JIS” packages provide mksh support for theShift_JIS encoding.This update adds the following enhancement:* Previously, the “read” ksh command did not skip SJIS-encoded multibytecharacters under certain circumstances. As a consequence, some of theSJIS-encoded input data could be lost. With this update, “read” has beenmodified to skip SJIS-encoded multibyte characters, and the input data loss nolonger occurs in the described situation. (BZ#1165571)Users who require Shift_JIS encoding support in the Korn shell shouldupgrade to these updated packages, which add this enhancement.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata relevantto your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the RedHat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/articles/11258Red Hat Enterprise S-JIS Service
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