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revision 1.18.4.1 by rtoy, Fri Oct 10 18:36:48 2008 UTC revision 1.18.4.2 by rtoy, Sat Nov 1 16:07:20 2008 UTC
# Line 28  New in this release: Line 28  New in this release:
28          the new network connection          the new network connection
29        o Updated CONNECT-TO-INET-SOCKET to allow binding the newly        o Updated CONNECT-TO-INET-SOCKET to allow binding the newly
30          created socket to a local address          created socket to a local address
31        - Added UNIX:UNIX-OPENPTY, an interface to the openpty C library
32          function.
33    
34    * ANSI compliance fixes:    * ANSI compliance fixes:
35      - Fix bug in backquote printer.  If the variable is @foo, we want      - Fix bug in backquote printer.  If the variable is @foo, we want
# Line 87  New in this release: Line 89  New in this release:
89        happen on other architectures.        happen on other architectures.
90      - The interpreter catches invalid EVAL-WHEN situations just like      - The interpreter catches invalid EVAL-WHEN situations just like
91        the compiler, instead of silently ignoring them.        the compiler, instead of silently ignoring them.
92        - FLOAT-PRECISION supports double-double floats.
93    
94    * Trac Tickets:    * Trac Tickets:
95      - #16: Read-time hash-table issue      - #16: Read-time hash-table issue
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103        fixnums.        fixnums.
104      - #20: Modular arith bug?      - #20: Modular arith bug?
105        Workaround applied.        Workaround applied.
106        - #24: Float contagion for expt
107          Float contagion is applied to the arguments before computing
108          expt.
109    
110    * Other changes:    * Other changes:
111      - IS1, IS2, IS3, and IS4 are recognized character names for the      - IS1, IS2, IS3, and IS4 are recognized character names for the
# Line 112  New in this release: Line 118  New in this release:
118      - Updated User guide to include more examples of tracing.      - Updated User guide to include more examples of tracing.
119      - Enable gencgc page protection on x86/darwin.  This can speed up      - Enable gencgc page protection on x86/darwin.  This can speed up
120        GC a bit.  (Not measured.)        GC a bit.  (Not measured.)
121        - Bignum truncate is significantly faster.  Some cl-bench
122          benchmarks are now almost twice as fast.
123        - The continuable error produced by raising an integer to a power
124          exceeding *intexp-maximum-exponent* is now a restart, giving the
125          user the option to continue and update the limit to the new
126          power.
127    
128    * Improvements to the PCL implementation of CLOS:    * Improvements to the PCL implementation of CLOS:
129      - The compiler and interpreter should handle SLOT-VALUE the same      - The compiler and interpreter should handle SLOT-VALUE the same

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