fd v7.0.0 Release Notes

Release Date: 2018-03-26 // almost 2 years ago
  • 🔋 Features

    • ➕ Added --type executable (or -t x) to search for executable files only, see #246 (@PramodBisht)
    • ➕ Added support for .fdignore files, see #156 and #241.
    • ➕ Added --ignore-file option to add custom ignore files, see #156.
    • 👀 Suggest --fixed-strings on invalid regular expressions, see #234 (@PramodBisht)
    • 👀 Detect when user supplied path instead of pattern, see #235.

    🔄 Changes

    • 📜 .ignore and .rgignore files are not parsed anymore. Use .fdignore files
      or add custom files via --ignore-file instead.
    • ⚡️ Updated to regex-syntax 0.5 (@cuviper)

    🛠 Bugfixes

    • 👀 Properly normalize absolute paths, see #268
    • 👀 Invalid utf8 filenames displayed when -e is used, see #250
    • 👀 If --type is used, fifos/sockets/etc. are always shown, see #260

    Other

    • Packaging:
      • The Arch Linux package is now simply called fd.
      • There is now a fd ebuild for Gentoo Linux.
      • There is a scoop package for fd (Windows).
      • There is a Chocolatey package for fd (Windows).
      • There is a Fedora copr package for fd.