I have uploaded mc-4.8.9 for VL-7.0 32 & 64bit to the testing repo...
mc: mc (Midnight Commander file manager)
mc: The Midnight Commander is a Norton Commander clone, a program that
mc: manipulates and manages files and directories. Useful, fast, and has
mc: color displays on the Linux console. Mouse support is provided
mc: through the gpm mouse server. This is a lightweight compilation of
mc: mc for use on the text console or in an xterm.
mc: License: GPL
mc: Authors: Refer to AUTHORS
mc: Website: http://www.midnight-commander.org/
PS: MC provide a wrapper script that forces mc to retain the directory it was run on upon exit as default. Just manully copy the mc.sh and mc.csh script from /usr/libexec/mc to your /etc/profile.d/ and restart X server to enable it. Pls check the scripts permission too...