📢 Microsoft PowerShell 7.2.0 RC1 released for testing

Microsoft PowerShell 7.2.0 Release Candidate (RC1) is now available for download. It comes with several improvements as mentioned here. - Story by Kunal Chowdhury on

PowerShell 7.2.0 is now available for download. Microsoft has made the first release candidate of the PowerShell 7.2 available for public testing, making it one step forward towards the final release.

 

The latest version of PowerShell includes several improvements. Continue reading more for a detailed list of features and improvements.

 

Microsoft PowerShell 7.2.0 RC1 released for testing

 

General Cmdlet Updates and Fixes

  • Disallow COM calls for AppLocker system lockdown (#16268)
  • Configure Microsoft.ApplicationInsights to not send cloud role name (#16246)
  • Disallow Add-Type in NoLanguage mode on a locked-down machine (#16245)
  • Make property names for color VT100 sequences consistent with documentation (#16212)
  • Make moving a directory into itself with Move-Item an error (#16198)
  • Change FileSystemInfo.Target from a CodeProperty to an AliasProperty that points to FileSystemInfo.LinkTarget (#16165)

 

 

Tests

  • Removed deprecated docker-based tests for PowerShell release packages (#16224)

 

 

Build and Packaging Improvements

Bump .NET SDK to 6.0.100-rc.2

  • Update .NET 6 to version 6.0.100-rc.2.21505.57 (#16249)
  • Fix RPM packaging (Internal 17704)
  • Update ThirdPartyNotices.txt (#16283)
  • Update pipeline YAML file to use ubuntu-latest image (#16279)
  • Add script to generate cgmanifest.json (#16278)
  • Update version of Microsoft.PowerShell.Native and Microsoft.PowerShell.MarkdownRender packages (#16277)
  • Add cgmanifest.json for generating the correct third party notice file (#16266)
  • Only upload stable buildinfo for stable releases (#16251)
  • Don’t upload .dep or .tar.gz for RPM because there are none (#16230)
  • Ensure RPM license is recognized (#16189)
  • Add a condition to only generate release files in local dev build only (#16259)
  • Ensure psoptions.json and manifest.spdx.json files always exist in packages (#16258)
  • Fix CI script and split out ARM runs (#16252)
  • Update vPack task version to 12 (#16250)
  • Sign third party executables (#16229)
  • Add Software Bill of Materials to the main packages (#16202)
  • Upgrade set-value package for markdown test (#16196)
  • Fix Microsoft update spelling issue (#16178)
  • Move vPack build to 1ES Pool (#16169)

 





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