Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of ReleaseNotes/Trunk


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Jan 4, 2010, 10:41:14 PM (10 years ago)
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rme
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    8 Compiler warnings now record their source location.  ''We should try to make cvs slime use this before the next release, otherwise it's not particularly noteworthy''
     8CL:RANDOM uses a better random number generator (r13327).  When calling (make-random-state t),
     9the lisp will initialize the random state object by reading /dev/random if it is available (r13333).  Windows ports
     10use a quasi-documented library function to do a similar thing (r13334).
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    10 The compiler can (and does by default) scan FORMAT control strings for possible errors.  (r11805).
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    12 Export and document an interface to populations.  (r12094)
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    14 Change in :sharing :private semantics (r12240)
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    16 Code coverage http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/wiki/CodeCoverage (r12300)
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    18 There is a new contrib directory for user contributions.  ''A few users have emailed stuff to add to it, which we should do before the next release.''