PowerShell is a task automation and configuration management framework from Microsoft, consisting of a command-line shell and the associated scripting language. Initially a Windows component only, known as Windows PowerShell, it was made open-source and cross-platform on 18 August 2016 with the introduction of PowerShell Core. The former is built on the .NET Framework, the latter on .NET Core.

With 274 non-merge commits since v0.5.0, here are the major changes:

  • Targets .NET Core 1.0 release
  • PowerShellGet enabled
  • [system.manage] completion issues fixed
  • AssemblyLoadContext intercepts dependencies correctly
  • Type catalog issues fixed
  • Invoke-Item enabled for Linux and OS X
  • Windows ConsoleHost reverted to native interfaces
  • Portable ConsoleHost redirection issues fixed
  • Bugs with pseudo (and no) TTYs fixed
  • Source Depot synced to baseline changeset 717473
  • SecureString stub replaced with .NET Core package


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