Improve CHANGES for upcoming release.

parent dbf5a6b6
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* [svn 12487] An initial port ASDF-INSTALL now forms the first ABCL
contrib which are optionally built by the Ant target 'abcl.contrib'.
ASDF-INSTALL is not expected to work very well under Windows at the
moment.
contrib. Such contribs are optionally built by the Ant target
'abcl.contrib'. ASDF-INSTALL is not expected to work very well
under Windows in its present state.
* [svn 12447] REQUIRE now searches for ASDF systems.
* [svn 12447] [ticket:80] REQUIRE now searches for ASDF systems.
* [svn r12422] Jar pathname support extensively re-worked and tested
so that LOAD, PROBE-FILE, TRUENAME, and WRITE-FILE-DATE all work
both for local and remote jar pathnames of the form
"jar:URL!/JAR-ENTRY".
Loading ASDF systems from jar files are now possible.
The loading ASDF systems from jar files is now possible.
SYS:PATHNAME-JAR-P predicate signals whether a pathname refences a
SYS:PATHNAME-JAR-P predicate signals whether a pathname references a
jar.
NB: jar pathnames do *not* currently work as an argument to OPEN or
......@@ -31,6 +31,9 @@ Features
SYS:ZIP now has a three argument version for creating zip files with
hierarchical entries.
* [svn r12450] Collect unprocessed command-line arguments in
EXT:*COMMAND-LINE-ARGUMENT-LIST* (Dennis Lambe Jr.)
* [svn r12414] SYS::%GET-OUTPUT-STREAM-ARRAY returns a Lisp byte array
from a Java byte array stream.
......@@ -43,7 +46,7 @@ Fixes/Optimizations
* [svn r12485] Pathnames starting with "." can now have TYPE.
* [svn r12484] FASLS containing "." characters not used to indicate
* [svn r12484] FASLs containing "." characters not used to indicate
type (i.e. ".foo.bar.baz.abcl") can now be loaded.
* [svn 12422] Pathname.java URL contructor under Windows now properly
......@@ -65,14 +68,14 @@ Fixes/Optimizations
* [svn r12437] CHAR-CODE-LIMIT is the upper execlusive limit (found by
Paul Griffionen).
* [svn r12436] Describe formatting missing a newline (reported by
* [svn r12436] Describe formatting was missing a newline (reported by
Blake McBride).
* [svn 12469] Ensure that FILE-ERROR always has a value (possibly NIL)
for its PATHNAME member.
* [svn r14222] MERGE-PATHNAMES no longer potentially shares between
result and *DEFAULT-PATHNAME-DEFAULTS*.
* [svn r14222] MERGE-PATHNAMES no longer potentially shares structure
between its result and *DEFAULT-PATHNAME-DEFAULTS*.
* [svn r12416] Fixed ANSI LAMBDA.nn test failures caused by errors in
lambda inlining.
......@@ -121,16 +124,16 @@ Other
support of the (in progress) work on metaclass
* [svn r12422] SYS::*LOAD-TRUENAME-FASL* now contains the TRUENAME of
the Java "*.cls" component we loading a packed FASL.
the Java "*.cls" component when loading a packed FASL.
* [svn r12461] Human readable Java representations for class cast
exceptions for NULL and UNBOUND values.
* [svn 12453 et. ff.] Large numbers of Java primitives have been
declared in a way so that a stack trace provides a much more
readable indication of what has been invoked. Primitives which
extend Primitive are prefixed with "pf_"; those which extend
SpecialOperator are prefixed with "sf_".
* [svn 12453 et. ff.] Large numbers of the implementation of Java
primitives have been declared in a way so that a stack trace
provides a much more readable indication of what has been invoked.
Primitives which extend Primitive are prefixed with "pf_"; those
which extend SpecialOperator are prefixed with "sf_".
* [svn 12422] The internal structure of a jar pathname has changed.
Previously a pathname with a DEVICE that was itself a pathname
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