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1  ========================== C M U C L  19 b =============================  ========================== C M U C L  19 b =============================
2    
 [--- WORK IN PROGRESS --- DO NOT DISTRIBUTE ---]  
   
3  The CMUCL project is pleased to announce the release of CMUCL 19b.  The CMUCL project is pleased to announce the release of CMUCL 19b.
4  This is a major release which contains numerous enhancements and  This is a major release which contains numerous enhancements and
5  bugfixes from the 19a release.  bugfixes from the 19a release.
# Line 19  over the Internet, and is mostly in the Line 17  over the Internet, and is mostly in the
17  New in this release:  New in this release:
18    
19    * Feature enhancements:    * Feature enhancements:
20        - CMUCL ported to Mac OS X.        - CMUCL ported to Mac OS X.  Supported for versions including
21            10.4.
22        - Added a much faster and much less consy bignum printer and a        - Added a much faster and much less consy bignum printer and a
23          faster bignum reader.          faster bignum reader.
24        - Extended REQUIRE to support *MODULE-PROVIDER-FUNCTIONS* from        - Extended REQUIRE to support *MODULE-PROVIDER-FUNCTIONS* from
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56        - Linkage table support for PPC and Darwin.        - Linkage table support for PPC and Darwin.
57        - A socket reset signals a SOCKET-ERROR condition instead of a        - A socket reset signals a SOCKET-ERROR condition instead of a
58          general ERROR condition.          general ERROR condition.
       - :LINKAGE-TABLE feature is now supported on PPC.  
59        - MAKE-INDENTING-STREAM and INDENTING-STREAM-P are exported from        - MAKE-INDENTING-STREAM and INDENTING-STREAM-P are exported from
60          the EXTENSIONS package instead of being internal.          the EXTENSIONS package instead of being internal.
61        - TRACE will work now for the known-return convention, which        - TRACE will work now for the known-return convention, which
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238        - (PEEK-CHAR nil s nil foo)  doesn't remove the character        - (PEEK-CHAR nil s nil foo)  doesn't remove the character
239          that was read if FOO happens to match the character that          that was read if FOO happens to match the character that
240          PEEK-CHAR returns.          PEEK-CHAR returns.
241          - PROFILE sometimes crashes when an internal data structure was
242            set to a non-boolean value.
243          - Various regressions and bugs in the float printer (~E, ~F, ~G)
244            have been fixed.
245          - OPEN-X-STREAM accepts :INTERNET as a protocol again.
246    
247    * Other changes:    * Other changes:
248        - Infinite loops in map and friends caused by specifying        - Infinite loops in map and friends caused by specifying
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278    * Improvements to Hemlock, the Emacs-like editor:    * Improvements to Hemlock, the Emacs-like editor:
279    
280    * Changes to rebuilding procedure:    * Changes to rebuilding procedure:
281          - Added a new script to run all of the subscripts needed to
282            build CMUCL.  Won't handle all cases, but will handle the most
283            common builds.
284    
285    * Deprecated features:    * Deprecated features:
286    

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