Release Notes: The description of address offsets in the manual has been fixed.
Release Notes: Ed now shows the "Try 'ed --help' for more information." message if a bad option is given on the command line. Quote characters in messages have been changed as advised by GNU Coding Standards. The "--datadir" configure option has been renamed to "--datarootdir" to follow GNU Standards.
Release Notes: An error which prevented using NUL characters in regular expressions has been fixed. Ed now signals an error if it can't create a shell process when executing a shell command and flushes stdout/stderr before reading a new command. The man page is now generated with "help2man". All commandline options are now documented in the man page. A portability problem on Linux SPARC has been fixed.
Release Notes: Displaying of null characters by the "l" command has been fixed. The condition deciding when to show the message "Newline appended" has been corrected. The "modified" flag is now set when reading a non-empty file into an empty buffer.
Release Notes: Some tests have been improved and obsolete POSIX tests have been removed from the test suite. A small error in the manual has been fixed.
Release Notes: The "a", "c" and "i" commands have been fixed. (When used in a global command list, the commands following them in the list were ignored). The "e" command has been fixed. (It quit when invoked a second time with a modified buffer).
Release Notes: The "--restricted" option has been added. "red" has been converted to a script invoking "ed --restricted". The description of ed in the manual has been changed. Minor changes to the code have been made to allow compilation with some C89 compilers.
Release Notes: 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. resize_line_buffer and resize_undo_buffer functions have been added to definitively fix the aliasing warnings. Some minor corrections have been made to the manual.
Release Notes: The man page is now installed by default. "make install-info" should now work on Debian and Mac OS X. The license of the manual has been updated to GFDL version 1.3 or later.
Release Notes: The configure script now quotes arguments before storing them in config.status. This release is also available in lzip format.