Home My Page Projects Code Snippets Project Openings SML/NJ
Summary Activity Forums Tracker Lists Tasks Docs Surveys News SCM Files

SCM Repository

[smlnj] Diff of /pages/trunk/new.html
ViewVC logotype

Diff of /pages/trunk/new.html

Parent Directory Parent Directory | Revision Log Revision Log | View Patch Patch

revision 997, Fri Nov 23 21:26:41 2001 UTC revision 998, Sat Nov 24 23:40:39 2001 UTC
# Line 14  Line 14 
14  <hr width="30%">  <a name="SF-mirror"> </a>  <hr width="30%">  <a name="SF-mirror"> </a>
15  <h3><a name="SF-mirror">SML/NJ web site now mirrored at SourceForge</a></h3>  <h3><a name="SF-mirror">SML/NJ web site now mirrored at SourceForge</a></h3>
16    
17  <blockquote> <a name="SF-mirror">The master copy of the SML/NJ web pages is  <blockquote> <a name="SF-mirror">The master copy of the SML/NJ web pages
18  now kept in the CVS repository of the smlnj SourceForge project (see </a><a href="#sourceforge">  is now kept in the CVS repository of the smlnj SourceForge project (see </a><a href="#sourceforge">
19   previous item on SourceForge projects</a>).  The <a href="http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/what/smlnj">   previous item on SourceForge projects</a>).  The <a href="http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/what/smlnj">
20   Bell-Labs-hosted site</a> is now joined by <a href="http://www.smlnj.org">   Bell-Labs-hosted site</a> is now joined by <a href="http://www.smlnj.org">
21   www.smlnj.org</a>, which mirrors the same pages from the repository. </blockquote>   www.smlnj.org</a>, which mirrors the same pages from the repository. </blockquote>
# Line 31  Line 31 
31     <a name="smlnj.exe"> </a>     <a name="smlnj.exe"> </a>
32      <h3><a name="smlnj.exe">New 110.0.7 smlnj.exe works on Windows 9X</a></h3>      <h3><a name="smlnj.exe">New 110.0.7 smlnj.exe works on Windows 9X</a></h3>
33    
34      <blockquote> <a name="smlnj.exe">The original version of the Windows installer,      <blockquote> <a name="smlnj.exe">The original version of the Windows
35  smlnj.exe, for 110.0.7 had a problem when running under Windows 95/98/ME  installer, smlnj.exe, for 110.0.7 had a problem when running under Windows
36  that caused error messages abound undefined strings like PRODUCT_NAME.  This  95/98/ME that caused error messages abound undefined strings like PRODUCT_NAME.
37  problem has been corrected in a new  </a><a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/release/110/smlnj.exe">   This problem has been corrected in a new  </a><a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/release/110/smlnj.exe">
38   smlnj.exe</a> now available in the usual 110.0.7 <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/release/110/">   smlnj.exe</a> now available in the usual 110.0.7 <a href="ftp://ftp.research.bell-labs.com/dist/smlnj/release/110/">
39    ftp</a> and  <a href="http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/what/smlnj/dist">http</a>    ftp</a> and  <a href="http://cm.bell-labs.com/cm/cs/what/smlnj/dist">http</a>
40    distribution directories.    distribution directories.
41        <p> This new smlnj.exe (as of 23 March 01) also corrects a problem where        <p> This new smlnj.exe (as of 23 March 01) also corrects a problem
42  installation only set the user PATH and CM_PATH environment variables.  Now  where installation only set the user PATH and CM_PATH environment variables.
43  the installer sets these variables at the system level for all users.  Installation   Now the installer sets these variables at the system level for all users.
44  must be done from an administrator account. </p>   Installation must be done from an administrator account. </p>
45         </blockquote>         </blockquote>
46     <a name="sourceforge"> </a>     <a name="sourceforge"> </a>
47        <h3><a name="sourceforge">New Standard ML and SML/NJ SourceForge projects</a></h3>        <h3><a name="sourceforge">New Standard ML and SML/NJ SourceForge projects</a></h3>
# Line 90  Line 90 
90                <h3>Plans for the next release (Version 111)</h3>                <h3>Plans for the next release (Version 111)</h3>
91    </a>    </a>
92                <blockquote> Meanwhile, work continues on the next release,                <blockquote> Meanwhile, work continues on the next release,
93  which we hope to have ready for a beta release "real soon now". The next release   which we hope to have ready for a beta release "real soon now". The next
94  will not contain any major language or Basis library changes, but there will  release will not contain any major language or Basis library changes, but
95  be major internal changes, including:  there will be major internal changes, including:
96    
97                  <ul>                  <ul>
98    <li>A new runtime system with improved management of virtual memory. </li>    <li>A new runtime system with improved management of virtual memory. </li>
99                     <li>New support for foreign functions (C) based on IDL.                     <li>New support for foreign functions (C) based on IDL.
# Line 109  Line 110 
110  (a "with" operation), and mutable records whose fields can be updated.  (a "with" operation), and mutable records whose fields can be updated.
111    
112                  <p> Most features of Version 111 are implemented in current                  <p> Most features of Version 111 are implemented in current
113  working versions.  The main missing elements are the new runtime system and   working versions.  The main missing elements are the new runtime system
114   a MIPS code generator. </p>  and  a MIPS code generator. </p>
115                   </blockquote>                   </blockquote>
116    
117                  <h3><a href="software.html#SOFTWARE:WORKING-VERSIONS">Working                  <h3><a href="software.html#SOFTWARE:WORKING-VERSIONS">Working
# Line 119  Line 120 
120                  <p> </p>                  <p> </p>
121    
122                  <blockquote> <a name="110.37"> The latest working version                  <blockquote> <a name="110.37"> The latest working version
123  is </a><a href="NEWS/110.37-README.html">110.37</a>. It fixes a few important   is </a><a href="NEWS/110.37-README.html">110.37</a>. &nbsp;It provides some
124  bugs.  Like <a href="NEWS/110.35-README">110.35</a>, it is based on a new  enhancements to CM and improvements to the MLRISC backend. &nbsp;The previous
125  organization of compiler source code into CM libraries, runs under the new  release, <a href="NEWS/110.36-README.html">110.36</a>, fixed a few important
126  Mac OS X, includes Matthias Blume's new, experimental FFI (NLFFI) for x86-linux   bugs. All working releases since <a href="NEWS/110.35-README">110.35</a>
127  and supports CML as well as eXene.   are based on a new  organization of compiler source code into CM libraries,
128    run under the new  Mac OS X, include Matthias Blume's new, experimental FFI
129    (NLFFI) for x86-linux  and support CML as well as eXene.
130    
131                    <p> Since working version 110.9.1, major internal changes                    <p> Since working version 110.9.1, major internal changes
132  have been implemented and many changes are still in progress.  Version <a href="NEWS/110.12-README">  have been implemented and many changes are still in progress.  Version <a href="NEWS/110.12-README">
133   110.12</a> introduced fundamental changes in array, vector and string representations   110.12</a> introduced fundamental changes in array, vector and string representations
134  and a new garbage collector interface.  Extensive changes have also been made   and a new garbage collector interface.  Extensive changes have also been
135  to the ML-RISC code generators. </p>  made to the ML-RISC code generators. </p>
136    
137                    <p> Starting with <a href="NEWS/110.20-README.html">110.20</a>                    <p> Starting with <a href="NEWS/110.20-README.html">110.20</a>
138   , a major overhaul of the CM compilation manager has been in progress, accompanied    , a major overhaul of the CM compilation manager has been in progress,
139  with a reorganization of the compiler itself into a set of libraries. </p>  accompanied  with a reorganization of the compiler itself into a set of libraries.
140                      </p>
141    
142                    <p> The next working release will incorporate an updated                    <p> The next working release will incorporate an updated
143  version of the FLINT middle end.  At this point, we will change the way the   version of the FLINT middle end.  At this point, we will change the way
144  code is managed by having a publically accessible CVS repository at Yale.  the  code is managed by having a publically accessible CVS repository at
145                     </p>  Yale.                    </p>
146    
147                    <p> As usual, use the working versions at your own risk.                    <p> As usual, use the working versions at your own risk.
148   Some working versions incorporate substantial changes that reduce stability   Some working versions incorporate substantial changes that reduce stability

Legend:
Removed from v.997  
changed lines
  Added in v.998

root@smlnj-gforge.cs.uchicago.edu
ViewVC Help
Powered by ViewVC 1.0.0