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revision 1.14 by rtoy, Thu Nov 3 18:00:50 2005 UTC revision 1.15 by rtoy, Tue Nov 8 17:35:51 2005 UTC
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1  ========================== C M U C L  19 c =============================  ========================== C M U C L  19 c =============================
2    
 [--- WORK IN PROGRESS --- DO NOT DISTRIBUTE ---]  
   
3  The CMUCL project is pleased to announce the release of CMUCL 19c.  The CMUCL project is pleased to announce the release of CMUCL 19c.
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 19b release.  bugfixes from the 19b release.
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34          the right position.          the right position.
35        - Add a restart for ENSURE-DIRECTORIES-EXIST to retry directory        - Add a restart for ENSURE-DIRECTORIES-EXIST to retry directory
36          creation if necessary.          creation if necessary.
       - Destructive functions like nreverse that modify constant args  
         will produce a warning.  
       - Destructive functions like nreverse whose results are not used  
         will produce a warning.  
37    
38    * Numerous ANSI compliance fixes:    * Numerous ANSI compliance fixes:
39    
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62          pathname and the defaults have nothing in common.          pathname and the defaults have nothing in common.
63        - PARSE-NAMESTRING will accept a string for the DEFAULTS        - PARSE-NAMESTRING will accept a string for the DEFAULTS
64          parameter, as specified by ANSI.          parameter, as specified by ANSI.
65        - A reader-error is signaled if the number that is being read is  
         too small to be presented.  We used to silently return 0.  
       - WITH-INPUT-FROM-STRING no longer modifies the index if  
         WITH-INPUT-FROM-STRING is not exited normally.  
       - An error is signaled if a declaration is used as the name of a  
         deftype, condition, or defstruct, and vice versa.  
       - An error is signaled when trying to generate a namestring from  
         a pathname with just a version component (other than nil,  
         :newest, or :unspecific).  CMUCL cannot print that readably.  
       - FLET and LABELS functions will catch errors in keyword  
         parameters.  Previously, a keyword of NIL was silently  
         accepted.  
   
66    * Numerous bugfixes:    * Numerous bugfixes:
67    
68        - Regression in MRG32K3A benchmark fixed.        - Regression in MRG32K3A benchmark fixed.
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116        - PROBE-FILE for a pathname that is actually a directory returns        - PROBE-FILE for a pathname that is actually a directory returns
117          a pathname indicating that it is a directory.          a pathname indicating that it is a directory.
118        - LISTEN on DUAL-CHANNEL-SIMPLE-STREAM should work now.        - LISTEN on DUAL-CHANNEL-SIMPLE-STREAM should work now.
       - Some numerical issues with the two-arg log function have been  
         fixed.  (log 17 10f0), (log 17f0 10) and (log 17 10) all  
         return the same result now.  
119    
120    * Other changes:    * Other changes:
121    

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