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revision 1.6 by rtoy, Sat Aug 28 00:15:40 2004 UTC revision 1.7 by rtoy, Fri Sep 24 14:33:52 2004 UTC
# Line 37  New in this release: Line 37  New in this release:
37          bits, though.)          bits, though.)
38        - New command-line switch -debug-lisp-search to show how lisp is        - New command-line switch -debug-lisp-search to show how lisp is
39          searching for its core file.          searching for its core file.
40          - DEBUG-RETURN implemented which allows you to return a value
41            from function.  Only enabled with DEBUG 3.
42          - Lazy sxhash on symbols implemented for ppc.
43    
44    * Numerous ANSI compliance fixes:    * Numerous ANSI compliance fixes:
45        - FILE-AUTHOR should signal errors appropriately.        - FILE-AUTHOR should signal errors appropriately.
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55        - ~V with the value of NIL in format strings is treated to mean        - ~V with the value of NIL in format strings is treated to mean
56          as if it weren't given at all, as specified by ANSI CL.          as if it weren't given at all, as specified by ANSI CL.
57        - Characters print consistently with ~:C and ~S.        - Characters print consistently with ~:C and ~S.
58          - Numerous bug fixes for pretty-printing and format strings.
59          - Pathnames are now printed with #P instead of #p.
60          - The types COMPLEX and (COMPLEX REAL) are the same now.
61          - UPGRADED-COMPLEX-PART-TYPE returns RATIONAL for integer types
62            now.  (CMUCL doesn't really have a (COMPLEX INTEGER) type).
63          - When a pathname can't be printed readably, signal a
64            PRINT-NOT-READABLE condition
65    
66    * Numerous bugfixes:    * Numerous bugfixes:
67        - FFLOOR and friends preserve the sign of the arg, so -0.0 is        - FFLOOR and friends preserve the sign of the arg, so -0.0 is
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70        - Weak pointers don't have O(n^2) GC behavior anymore.        - Weak pointers don't have O(n^2) GC behavior anymore.
71        - X11 authorization changes to solve problems seen with servers        - X11 authorization changes to solve problems seen with servers
72          that don't listen to TCP connection requests.          that don't listen to TCP connection requests.
73          - unix-read fix
74          - The compiler would give an error on deriving the result type
75            of RANDOM when the arg to RANDOM was a union type.
76          - "~*~" was not being parsed to mean a wildcard version.
77          - If a pathname has a version, but no name, we can't print it
78            readably.
79          - UNIX-GETPWUID implemented for Darwin.  Needed for FILE-AUTHOR.
80          - The compiler no longer gives errors when deriving the result type of
81            coerce when converting a integer to a float that would not fit
82            in a float.
83          - Fix bug in reading from streams with element-type SIGNED-BYTE
84            for sizes greater than 32:  positive numbers were incorrectly
85            being returned as negative.
86    
87    * Other changes:    * Other changes:
88    

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