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revision 1.79 by gerd, Wed Aug 6 19:01:17 2003 UTC revision 1.79.2.2 by gerd, Mon Aug 25 17:06:44 2003 UTC
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36       - Weak hash tables have been added for x86 systems.       - Weak hash tables have been added for x86 systems.
37       - Local functions are now named (FLET <name> ...) or       - Local functions are now named (FLET <name> ...) or
38         (LABELS <name> ...).         (LABELS <name> ...).
39       - Compiler checking control string and number of args to FORMAT.       - Compiler checking control string and number of args to FORMAT,
40           ERROR and WARN.
41       - TRACE automatically using encapsulation when function-end       - TRACE automatically using encapsulation when function-end
42         breakpoints cannot be used.         breakpoints cannot be used.
43       - INSPECT working on CLOS instances.       - INSPECT working on CLOS instances.
# Line 69  New in this release: Line 70  New in this release:
70         index.         index.
71       - Lisp binary will also look at the PATH envvar to find out it's       - Lisp binary will also look at the PATH envvar to find out it's
72         own location which is used to find other needed files.         own location which is used to find other needed files.
73    
74    * Numerous ANSI compliance fixes:    * Numerous ANSI compliance fixes:
75       - Many bugs in CMUCL's type system detected by Paul Dietz'       - Many bugs in CMUCL's type system detected by Paul Dietz'
76         ANSI test suite have been fixed.         ANSI test suite have been fixed.
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180         default to preserve current behavior.  Set the version to         default to preserve current behavior.  Set the version to
181         :NEWEST to create versions.         :NEWEST to create versions.
182       - LDB backtrace on x86.       - LDB backtrace on x86.
183       - DYNAMIC-EXTENT support on x86 and sparc for &REST arg lists and       - DYNAMIC-EXTENT support on x86 and sparc.  Stack-allocation can
184         closures.  Stack-allocation can be controlled with the new         be controlled by the setting of
185         variable EXT:*TRUST-DYNAMIC-EXTENT-DECLARATIONS*, which see.         EXT:*TRUST-DYNAMIC-EXTENT-DECLARATIONS*.  See also the CMU User
186         Default is to stack-allocate if speed >= safety.  Be warned         Manual.  Be warned that all bets are off if a stack-allocated
187         that all bets are off if a stack-allocated object or parts of         object or parts of it escape; CMUCL might crash or format your
188         it escape; CMUCL might crash or format your hard disk.         hard disk.
189         - Generation GC (gencgc) available for Sparc/Solaris on an
190           experimental basis.  Despite the name and feature, it is not
191           conservative.
192    
193    * Numerous improvements to the PCL implementation of CLOS:    * Numerous improvements to the PCL implementation of CLOS:
194       - Gerd's PCL has been added, which fixes numerous bugs and ANSI/       - Gerd's PCL has been added, which fixes numerous bugs and ANSI/

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