From Janis Kracht@1:2320/100 to All on Wed Jul 26 10:29:02 2017
WinRAR - What's new in the latest version
Version 5.50 beta 6
1. File association option for JAR files is off by default
in WinRAR installer unless you enabled it earlier in previous
WinRAR versions. You need to enable this option manually
if you wish to associate WinRAR with *.jar.
2. Unless "Allow absolute paths in symbolic links" extraction dialog
option or -ola command line switch are specified, WinRAR does not
allow to extract symbolic links with ".." in target if any of
link path components is an existing symbolic link itself.
It is done to prevent bypassing WinRAR security checks with
chains from several symbolic links.
3. Bugs fixed:
a) if "Add" command was used from inside of archive opened
in WinRAR interface, "file not found" error could be issued
for files which pathnames included spaces;
b) fixed crashes when unpacking corrupt RAR archives;
c) "rar a arc. filename" command created "arc." archive
with trailing dot instead of expected "arc" without any
d) "New folder" button in extraction dialog selected a parent of
newly created folder instead of such folder itself;
e) "Checksum error" could be mistakenly reported for some valid