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16  Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)  Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
17    Date: 2004/12/14 17:30:00 CST
18    Tag: blume-20041214-spaces
19    Description:
20    
21    Hacked some of the scripts (in particular: the installer) to cope with
22    spaces in filenames a bit better.  But beware: the current "solution"
23    is likely still full of bugs and inherently incomplete.  (We need to
24    do away with those shell scripts for a comprehensive solution.)
25    
26    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
27    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
28    Date: 2004/12/13 14:45:00 CST
29    Tag: blume-20041213-ml-makedepend
30    Description:
31    
32    Fixed bug in code for ml-makedepend.
33    
34    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
35    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
36    Date: 2004/12/09 16:30:00 CST
37    Tag: blume-20041209-statistics
38    Description:
39    
40    Added two simple but potentially useful statistics modules to SML/NJ Library.
41    (See CHANGES file there.)
42    
43    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
44    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
45    Date: 2004/12/01 16:50:00 CST
46    Tag: blume-20041201-atom
47    Description:
48    
49    smlnj-lib:
50    
51      Added function HashString.hashString' for substrings.
52      Hand-inlined CharVector.foldl into HashString (for speed).
53      Modified implementation of structure Atom to avoid extracting
54      strings from substrings unless necessary.
55      (Also see CHANGES file for smlnj-lib.)
56    
57    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
58    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
59    Date: 2004/11/24 22:15:00 CST
60    Tag: blume-20041124-cml
61    Description:
62    
63    Made sure CML compiles when Position = Int64.
64    
65    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
66    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
67    Date: 2004/11/24 14:30:00 CST
68    Tag: blume-20041124-position
69    Description:
70    
71    The compiler can now be compiled in a mode that makes structure Position
72    equal to Int64.  The default, however, is unchanged (Position = Int31)
73    for the time being.
74    
75    To enable 64-bit positions, use the following procedure:
76    
77    1. Start sml
78    2. Autoload $smlnj/cmb.cm (if not already autoloaded)
79    3. Type
80          #set (CMB.symval "USE_64_BIT_POSITIONS") (SOME 1);
81    4. Run CMB.make() as usual.
82    
83    This is barely tested.  The only test so far was a little SML program
84    counting the number of characters in an 8-gigabyte file by
85    reading it character-by-character.  That test was successful.
86    
87    In support of 64-bit positions, a number of new functions have been
88    added to the runtime system.
89    
90    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
91    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
92    Date: 2004/11/23 14:45:00 CST
93    Tag: blume-20041123-useFile
94    Description:
95    
96    Fixed a problem with unhelpful error messages related to problems with
97    .cm- or .sml files that appear as part of the sml command line.
98    
99    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
100    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
101    Date: 2004/11/18 15:40:00 CST
102    Tag: Release_110_51
103    Description:
104    
105    New working version (110.51).  NEW BOOTFILES!
106    
107    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
108    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
109    Date: 2004/11/18 15:35:00 CST
110    Tag: <none>
111    Description:
112    
113    Enabled dlopen and friends for FreeBSD (as recommended by Johannes 5
114    Joemann).
115    
116    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
117    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
118    Date: 2004/11/17 16:05:21 EST 2004
119    Tag: leunga-20041117-mlrisc-live-kill
120    Description:
121    
122       Added support for MLTree constructs LIVE and KILL
123    to all the architectures.
124    
125    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
126    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
127    Date: 2004/11/13 00:20:00 CST
128    Tag: blume-20041113-versiontool
129    Description:
130    
131    - Stripped down the versiontool: It now only handles the version number.
132      The date string is generated at bootstrap time (during makeml).
133    
134    - In a previous commit, fixed a minor issue with how polyequal is being
135      translated.  In particular, the code now "looks through" abstractions.
136      This results in slightly fewer polyEqual warnings and hopefully slightly
137      more efficient code.  Important examples for where this matters are
138      the new int64 and word64 types.
139    
140    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
141    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
142    Date: 2004/11/12 00:30:00 CST
143    Tag: blume-20041112-int64
144    Description:
145    
146    Structure Int64 fully hooked in.  (The implementation is not very
147    efficient, though.)
148    
149    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
150    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
151    Date: 2004/11/11 17:30:00 CST
152    Tag: blume-20041111-more64
153    Description:
154    
155    All the pieces of Word64 are now there, with the exception of the
156    conversions from and to LargeWord. (Eventually these need to be identities,
157    but for the time being they don't even make sense because LargeWord is
158    32-bit wide.)
159    
160    Also started to add similar support for Int64, but major pieces of that
161    are still missing.
162    
163    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
164    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
165    Date: 2004/11/11 00:15:00 CST
166    Tag: blume-20041111-word64
167    Description:
168    
169    Structure Word64 is now (almost) complete, word literals and patterns
170    seem to work.  There are a few odd pieces missing.  In particular,
171    I didn't do the {from,to}LargeWord parts because LargeWord is still Word32
172    at the moment.
173    
174    Making Word64 official would mean that LargeWord becomes Word64.  But
175    this requires extreme care because most word-word conversions have to
176    go through LargeWord, so making a mistake means loss of efficiency or
177    worse.  Eventually there will be a solution similar to (but actually
178    simpler than) what I did with IntInf.
179    
180    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
181    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
182    Date: 2004/11/10 18:12:00 CST
183    Tag: blume-20041110-64bit
184    Description:
185    
186    More 64-bit hacking (but still not even half-way there yet).
187    Also, some assorted improvements to the handling of 8-bit words.
188    
189    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
190    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
191    Date: 2004/11/09 17:50:00 CST
192    Tag: <none>
193    Description:
194    
195    Started adding some infrastructure for supporting 64-bit int- and
196    word-types.  (Still in its very early stages.)
197    
198    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
199    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
200    Date: 2004/10/28 10:45:00 CDT
201    Tag: Release_110_50
202    Description:
203    
204    New working version (110.50).  NEW BOOTFILES!
205    
206                 =====================
207    
208    Also:
209    
210      - Changend config/srcarchiveurl from a file just
211        containing the URL string into a file containing
212        shell script code.  The code has access to the $VERSION variable.
213      - Made corresponding changes to config/install.sh and config/unpack.
214      - Default contents of config/srcarchiveurl uses $VERSION and
215        normally does not have to be edited to reflect a version change.
216    
217      (As a result, a version change can be done by just editing
218       config/version, the rest is now automatic.)
219    
220    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
221    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
222    Date: 2004/10/27 17:50:00 CDT
223    Tag: blume-20041027-btrace-msg
224    Description:
225    
226    BackTrace.monitor now also reports the source of the exception that
227    triggered the trace.
228    
229    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
230    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
231    Date: 2004/10/27 17:20:00 CDT
232    Tag: blume-20041027-x86-c-calls
233    Description:
234    
235    This is the HISTORY entry for two earlier commits, both concerning
236    the x86 c-calls code in MLRISC:
237    
238      - added a missing LOAD in the code that deals with struct arguments
239      - made sure the caller does not add the wrong number of bytes to the
240        stack pointer after a call of a function returning a struct
241        (the callee already pops the implicit argument which points to
242         the space reserved for the result)
243    
244    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
245    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
246    Date: 2004/10/24 14:00:00 EST
247    Tag: leunga-20041024-x86-gas-fucomip
248    Description:
249    
250       John discovered a bug in the syntax of fucomip.
251       The opcodes FU?COMIP? have been changed to
252    
253           fu?comip? %st(i), %st
254    
255    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
256    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
257    Date: 2004/10/20 15:06:00 CDT
258    Tag: blume-20041020-standalone-backtrace
259    Description:
260    
261    Added a mechanism for getting back-trace information from standalone
262    programs.  Here is how it works:
263    
264       1. The part of the program from which you want to get backtrace
265          information (usually the whole program) should be wrapped with
266          BackTrace.monitor.  This is a (unit->'a)->'a function, and your
267          main program could be modified from something like
268    
269             fun main (pgm, args) = ...
270    
271         to
272    
273            fun main (pgm, args) = BackTrace.monitor (fn () => ...)
274    
275       2. To be able to access BackTrace.monitor, you have to add
276          library $smlnj-tdp/plugins.cm to the .cm file that contains your
277          main function.
278    
279       3. Remove all compiled code (i.e., all the .cm/ subdirectories that
280          CM might have created in the past for your project).
281    
282       4. Build the system using this command line:
283    
284             ml-build -Ctdp.instrument=true \$smlnj-tdp/back-trace.cm \
285                      myprog.cm MyProg.main myprog
286    
287          instead of the usual
288    
289             ml-build myprog.cm MyProg.main myprog
290    
291    I changed a library name:
292    
293       $/trace-debug-profile.cm --> $smlnj-tdp/plugins.cm
294    
295    New libraries:
296    
297       $smlnj-tdp/back-trace.cm
298          -- when loaded causes the back-trace plugin to be installed
299       $smlnj-tdp/coverage.cm
300          -- when loaded causes the coverage plugin to be installed
301    
302    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
303    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
304    Date: 2004/10/18 16:45:00 CDT
305    Tag: blume-20041018-groupowner
306    Description:
307    
308    Added an "obsolete" warning for the "group owner" syntax to CM's parser.
309    
310    Eliminated group owner specs from .cm files throughout the source tree.
311    
312    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
313    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
314    Date: 2004/10/15 15:45:00 CDT
315    Tag: blume-20041015-coverage
316    Description:
317    
318    * Test coverage tool added!
319    * Further reorganization of tracing-, debugging-, and profiling support:
320    
321        - moved original BTImp -- now called BackTrace -- into a separate
322          library called $/trace-debug-profile.cm
323        - eliminated all mentions of BTrace from SMLofNJ.Internals
324        - only the instrumentation mechanism is now left in the compiler proper
325        - BackTrace module is a plugin which is NOT plugged in by default
326        - Coverage module is another such plugin
327    
328    To get the benefits of any of these plugin modules, the code in
329    question must be compiled with tdp instrumentation turned on.  This
330    can be done by setting SMLofNJ.Internals.TDP.mode to true.
331    (The ref cell is also controlled via the -Ctdp.instrument=... switch.)
332    
333    Plugins are selected at link time.  (Pre-compiled instrumented code
334    can be re-loaded with different plugins in effect.)  When an
335    instrumented module is linked, whatever plugins are at that time
336    enabled will come into effect for that module.
337    
338    To enable the back-trace plugin, load library $/trace-debug-profile.cm
339    and invoke BackTrace.install() (e.g., from the interactive prompt).
340    To enable the coverage plugin, load the same library and invoke
341    Coverage.install().
342    
343    Back-traces are generated automatically on uncaught exceptions and
344    when the code in question explicitly invokes BackTrace.trigger().
345    
346    Coverage (and execution frequency-) information must be queried
347    explicitly by calling Coverage.not_covered and Coverage.hot_spots.
348    
349    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
350    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
351    Date: 2004/10/14 17:40:00 CDT
352    Tag: blume-20041014-tdp-core
353    Description:
354    
355    Snapshot of a significant overhaul of how the trace/debug/profile support
356    is hooked into the system (specifically: Core and SMLofNJ.Internals).
357    
358    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
359    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
360    Date: 2004/10/13 16:34:00 CDT
361    Tag: blume-20041013-tdp
362    Description:
363    
364    Some rationalization of names:
365    
366       structure BTrace -> structure TDPInstrument
367       etc.
368    
369    This is is preparation of using the original back-trace
370    instrumentation for other purposes.  "TDP" stands for
371    Trace/Debug/Profile.
372    
373    The control flag controlling whether instrumentation is on or off is now
374    registered under a different name, so instead of running sml as
375    
376     sml -Cinstrument.btrace-mode=true
377    
378    one has to say
379    
380     sml -Ctdp.instrument=true
381    
382    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
383    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
384    Date: 2004/10/11 16:37:00 CDT
385    Tag: blume-20041011-regions
386    Description:
387    
388    Made some minor modifications to elabcore.sml to have source regions
389    be propagated more tightly -- resulting in better (i.e., smaller)
390    regions being reported in error- and debug messages.
391    
392    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
393    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
394    Date: 2004/10/08 22:50:00 CDT
395    Tag: blume-20041008-cmkw
396    Description:
397    
398    Fixed handling of keywords in .cm files: After seeing "is" the lexer
399    treats subsequent occurrences of "group", "library", "source", "is",
400    "*", and "-" as ordinary identifiers rather than keywords.
401    
402    Most seriously, this fixes a problem with CM's "shell" tool.  The tool
403    is supposed to accept a tool argument called "source", but this did
404    not work because of the clash with the keyword.
405    
406    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
407    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
408    Date: 2004/10/07 16:00:00 CDT
409    Tag: blume-20041007-cleanup
410    Description:
411    
412    Assorted cleanup work:
413    
414      - got rid of intstrmap in favor of using the library's
415        hash table implementation
416      - threw out most of the pathnames stuff, as it was not used anyway
417      - simplified tokentable implementation
418      - fixed some minor spelling errors
419    
420    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
421    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
422    Date: 2004/10/06 15:15:15 CDT
423    Tag: blume-20041006-handler
424    Description:
425    
426    Cleaned up the absyn to reflect the invariant that HANDLE always
427    carries a FNexp as part of the type definition.  This eliminates some
428    superfluous sanity checks at runtime down the road.
429    
430    Some minor cleanup of the btrace code.
431    
432    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
433    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
434    Date: 2004/10/01 10:20:30 CDT
435    Tag: blume-20041001-slave
436    Description:
437    
438    Added hack to make slave mode work in the presence of the version
439    tool.  (Still, since the master does two passes over the code for
440    CMB.make, the release number gets bumped twice when slaves are
441    attached.  I don't know if this is worth fixing...)
442    
443    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
444    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
445    Date: 2004/09/30 10:55:00 CDT
446    Tag: blume-20040930-version
447    Description:
448    
449    * Moved the "version" magic into its own little library under
450      src/system/smlnj/internal.  This avoids expensive reconstruction of
451      a stable src/compiler/core.cm.
452    
453    * At the same time, structure CompilerVersion is now known as
454      structure SMLNJVersion.
455    
456    * Arranged for the version tool to NOT kick in when rebuilding the system
457      (makeml -rebuild, fixpt).  Otherwise one would never reach a fixpoint.
458      Also, loading the versiontool does not work when rebuilding the system
459      because CM is not properly initialized at that time.
460    
461    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
462    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
463    Date: 2004/09/29 14:00:00 CDT
464    Tag: blume-20040929-autoversion
465    Description:
466    
467    Implemented some CM magic to have
468        file src/compiler/TopLevel/main/version.sml
469    generated automagically.
470    The version is taken from two files: config/version and config/release.
471    The first is expected to contain a two-part version number such as 110.49.
472    The second should contain a single number, but it may be missing.
473    
474    If the environment variable VERSIONTOOL_BUMP_RELEASE is defined at the
475    time the version tool is loaded (which is the first time you say CMB.make),
476    then the tool will increment the value stored in config/release every
477    time CMB.make is invoked.
478    
479    The binfile format is now insensitive to anything beyond the first
480    two components of a version number, so bumping the release does not render
481    binfiles incompatible.  Auto-bumping can be used to keep track of versions
482    during development without invalidating existing binfiles.
483    
484    In any case, every CMB.make updates the date information in version.sml.
485    (This is the date that is printed in the banner.)
486    
487    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
488    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
489    Date: 2004/09/28 10:53:00 CDT
490    Tag: blume-20040928-controls
491    Description:
492    
493    Some cleanup of the controls code.
494    
495    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
496    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
497    Date: 2004/09/27 22:08:00 CDT
498    Tag: blume-20040927-controls
499    Description:
500    
501    Added two pieces of functionality to the Controls interface:
502    
503    1.   val save'restore: 'a control -> unit -> unit
504    
505       grabs the current value of the control in stage 1 and restores it
506       in stage 2.
507    
508    2.   val set' : 'a control * 'a -> unit -> unit
509    
510       stores the given value into the control in stage 2 (i.e., delayed)
511       but does all error checking in stage 1.
512       (This is for string controls that need to do parse their argument --
513        something that might fail.  In some cases, notably in CM, one
514        already knows the intended argument but wants to delay the actual
515        assignment until a time when error recovery would be more difficult.)
516    
517    Changed the handling of controls in tool arguments to classes "sml" and
518    "lazysml":
519       - use Controls.save'restore as a more robust way of restoring the
520         old value (in particular: without having to re-parse the string)
521       - use controls to handle the "overload" keyword in the init group
522         (I believe this change actually fixes a long-standing obscure bug.)
523    
524    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
525    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
526    Date: 2004/09/27 17:00:00 CDT
527    Tag: blume-20040927-lazysml
528    Description:
529    
530    Added a new tool class called "lazysml" to CM's tool chest.  The only
531    difference to "sml" is that compilation is done with Control.lazysml
532    set to true.  A source of class "lazysml" is automatically recognized
533    by a file name suffix of ".lml".
534    
535    In addition to the above feature, the original class "sml" now also
536    supports a tool argument "lazy" which has the same effect.  As a
537    result, the following three lines are equivalent:
538    
539        foo.sml : lazysml
540        foo.sml : sml (lazy)
541        foo.sml (lazy)
542    
543    The setting goes into effect both during parsing and during
544    compilation.  The original setting is restored right after parsing and
545    after compilation, respectively.
546    
547    In addition to all the above, there is also a general mechanism to set
548    ANY of the "controls" that are available at the command line via
549    "-C..." on a per-sml-file basis.  The same rules that apply for "lazy"
550    apply as well. (In fact, "lazy" is implemented as a special case of
551    the general mechanism.)
552    
553    The .cm file syntax uses a new keyword tool argument called "with".
554    There are several ways of indicating the desired settings:
555    
556        foo.sml (with:parser.quotations=true)
557        foo.sml (with:(name:parser.quotations value:true))
558        foo.sml (with:(name:name1 value:value1 name:name2 value:value2 ...))
559        foo.sml (with:(name1=value1 name2=value2 ...))
560        foo.sml (with:(name1=value1 name:name2 value:value2 name3=value3 ...))
561    
562        etc.
563    
564    Another possible abbreviation is to leave out the =v or value:v part
565    if the name refers to a boolean control (in which case the value is
566    taken to be true).  Thus, one could get lazy sml also by saying:
567    
568        foo.sml (with:parser.lazy-keyword=true)
569        foo.sml (with:parser.lazy-keyword)
570        foo.sml (with:(name:parser.lazy-keyword value:true))
571        foo.sml (with:(name:parser.lazy-keyword))
572    
573    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
574    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
575    Date: 2004/09/24 16:22:00 CDT
576    Tag: blume-20040924-ppc-long-branch
577    Description:
578    
579    Turned message about "emiting long form of branch" off by default.
580    Added a control flag to turn it back on when desired.
581    
582    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
583    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
584    Date: 2004/09/24 16:05:00 CDT
585    Tag: blume-20040924-rounding
586    Description:
587    
588    Applied patch for setting rounding modes under Mac OS X.  Thanks to
589    Melissa O'Neill for providing the code!
590    
591    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
592    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
593    Date: 2004/09/23 17:30:00 CDT
594    Tag: blume-20040923-envvars
595    Description:
596    
597    1. Changed definition of type ControlRegistry.registry_tree to
598       include control_info (i.e., the name of the controlling environment
599       variable).
600    
601    2. Added command-line flags -e and -E to print the names of environment
602       variables that can be used to control internal settings.
603       (This uses the new API mentioned in 1.)
604    
605    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
606    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
607    Date: 2004/09/13 16:50:00 CDT
608    Tag: Release_110_49
609    Description:
610    
611    New working version (110.49).  NEW BOOTFILES!
612    
613    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
614    Name: Matthias Blume
615    Date: 2004/09/13 16:20:00 CDT
616    Tag: blume-20040913-config-mlrisc
617    Description:
618    
619    Put target "mlrisc" back into the default list.
620    (There is no harm in having it, and some users have expressed their
621    wish to have "mlrisc" included by default.)
622    
623    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
624    Name: John Reppy
625    Date: 2004/09/13
626    Tag: jhr-20040913-signals
627    Description:
628    
629    Fixed the signal masking code to properly nest mask/unmask operations
630    on a per-signal basis.
631    
632    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
633    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
634    Date: 2004/09/08 13:20:00 CDT
635    Tag: blume-20040908-heap-magic
636    Description:
637    
638    Bumped the heap macig number to 0x09082004 to account for the changed
639    layout of the ML frame under MacOS X.
640    
641    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
642    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
643    Date: 2004/09/03 11:26:00 EST
644    Tag: leunga-20040903-cygwin-install
645    Description:
646    
647       Added a patch to _arch-n-opsys to enable the Cygwin runtime.
648    The Cygwin runtime is turned on by setting the environment
649    variable SMLNJ_CYGWIN_RUNTIME to 1.
650    
651    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
652    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
653    Date: 2004/08/31 17:15:00 CDT
654    Tag: blume-20040831-core
655    Description:
656    
657    Added some exports to src/compiler/core.cm upon request by J. Joemann.
658    
659    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
660    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
661    Date: 2004/08/30 17:55:00 CDT
662    Tag: blume-20040830-installer
663    Description:
664    
665    Upon request by Johannes Joemann:
666    
667    - improved ML code of installer to fall back to coping when renaming
668      fails (i.e., when source and target are on different file systems);
669      the code compiles but has yet to be tested in anger
670    - removed mlrisc from list of default targets (config/targets)
671    
672    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
673    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
674    Date: 2004/08/27 17:20:00 CDT
675    Tag: blume-20040827-ptreql
676    Description:
677    
678    Added ptreql primop to structure InlineT (upon request from Larry
679    Paulson).
680    
681    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
682    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
683    Date: 2004/08/15 21:21:00 EST
684    Tag: leunga-110_48-udgraph
685    Description:
686    
687    Another bug fix from Carl Hauser:
688    
689    diff /net/niflab/smlnj48/src/MLRISC/graphs/udgraph.sml udgraph.sml
690    > 48c48
691    > <              | rmv((e as (k,_))::es,L) = rmv(es,if k = i then es else
692    > e::L)
693    > ---
694    > >              | rmv((e as (k,_))::es,L) = rmv(es,if k = i then L else e::L)
695    > Without this, any deletion of an edge in an undirected graph does severe
696    > violence to the graph.
697    
698    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
699    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
700    Date: 2004/08/10 23:35:00 EST
701    Tag: leunga-110_48-ppc
702    Description:
703    
704       The IBM/MacOS syntax switch on PPC was incorrectly swapped.
705    
706    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
707    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
708    Date: 2004/08/10 12:00:00 CDT
709    Tag: Release_110_48
710    Description:
711    
712    New working version (110.48).  NEW BOOTFILES!
713    
714    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
715    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
716    Date: 2004/08/09 12:21:00 EST
717    Tag: leunga-110_47-dijsktra
718    Description:
719    
720    Bug fix from Carl Hauser:
721    
722    single_source_shortest_paths in dijkstra.sml was observed to get wrong
723    answers (by comparing to single_source_shortest_paths in bellman-ford.sml).
724    
725    The problem is that following the expression A.update(dist,s,Num.zero)
726    it is necessary to update the priority queue using Q.decreaseWeight(Q,s).
727    
728    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
729    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
730    Date: 2004/08/06 18:10:00 CDT
731    Tag: blume-20040806-cmdline
732    Description:
733    
734    Fiddled with handling of command-line options:
735    
736      * sml now quits after processing the command line
737        if -H, -S, -h<n>, or -s<n> appears as the last
738        command-line argument
739      * a new option -q terminates the session when encountered on
740        the command line; subsequent arguments will be ignored
741      * bug fixes: short (erroneous) arguments are no longer ignored
742        completely
743    
744    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
745    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
746    Date: 2004/08/04 18:17:00 EST
747    Tag: leunga-110_47-ppc-ibm-asm
748    Description:
749    
750      - Added minimal IBM assembly syntax support for PowerPC.
751    
752      - Cygwin: manually changed the file cygwin.def.  Some exported symbols have
753        been altered in the runtime.  We need an automatic way to keep the file
754        in sync.
755    
756    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
757    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
758    Date: 2004/08/04 14:00:00 CDT
759    Tag: Release_110_47
760    Description:
761    
762    New working version (110.47).  NEW BOOTFILES!
763    
764    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
765    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
766    Date: 2004/08/03 14:25:00 CDT
767    Tag: blume-20040803-callingconv
768    Description:
769    
770    Added low-level support for choosing C calling conventions by
771    twiddling the type of rawccall.  (See
772    src/compiler/Semant/types/cproto.sml for details.)
773    
774    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
775    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
776    Date: 2004/08/02 15:55:00 CDT
777    Tag: blume-20040802-backout
778    Description:
779    
780    Backed out of change to win32-filesys.c.  The earlier patch to
781    get_file_time caused CM to produce files with the wrong time stamp.
782    
783    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
784    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
785    Date: 2004/08/02 14:45:00 CDT
786    Tag: blume-20040802-nlffi-win32
787    Description:
788    
789    Added NLFFI support for Win32, adapted from a patch provided by David
790    Hansel.  This is currently completely untested.  Also, the issue
791    concerning stdcall vs. ccall is still unresolved.
792    
793    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
794    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
795    Date: 2004/07/30 17:55:00 CDT
796    Tag: blume-20040730-various
797    Description:
798    
799    Gearing up towards 110.47...
800    
801    - various minor bugfixes to ml-nlffigen
802    - a beginning of a manual for nlffi
803    
804    - eliminated 'export name=value' in config/install.sh as this does
805      not work with certain versions of /bin/sh
806      (Thanks to David King at Motorola for catching this.)
807    
808    - several bugfixes provided or suggested by David Hansel at Reactive Systems:
809      - added a test for tm==NULL to gmtime.c and localtime.c
810      - applied patch for incorrect GetFileTime under win32
811      - toSeconds -> toMilliseconds in Win32/win32-process.sml
812    
813    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
814    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
815    Date: 2004/07/21 18:20:00 CDT
816    Tag: blume-20040721-nlffigen
817    Description:
818    
819    - Fixed minor issue in ml-nlffigen: Now generate structure T_foo
820      for a typedef to an incomplete type, but leave out the "typ" member.
821      (This is just for consistency.)
822    - Started to produce what is supposed to become better (i.e., comprehensive)
823      documentation of what ml-nlffigen does and produces.
824    
825    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
826    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
827    Date: 2004/07/14 16:25:00 CDT
828    Tag: blume-20040714-union
829    Description:
830    
831    Added C_UNION to c-calls/c-types.sml and updated the machinery
832    (ml-nlffigen, cproto.sml) that conveys C function interface
833    information to the code generator.
834    
835    However, the actual architecture-specific implementation of function
836    arguments and results that are C unions is still not implemented.
837    
838    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
839    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
840    Date: 2004/07/14 14:38:00 EST
841    Tag: leunga-110_46_1-ppc-lwzu
842    Description:
843    
844        Added these instructions to the PowerPC architecture:
845        LBZU(X), LHZU(X), LWZU(X),
846        STWU(X), STFDU, STFSU
847    
848        etc...
849    
850        Note: I haven't added their instruction encoding into the description.
851    
852    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
853    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
854    Date: 2004/07/13 15:04:00 EST
855    Tag: leunga-110_46_1-ppc-lwarx
856    Description:
857    
858       Added the two instructions LWARX and STWCX to the PowerPC
859    instruction set.
860    
861       A (untested) rewrite of loop-structure.sml.  The old version
862    is completely broken.
863    
864    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
865    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
866    Date: 2004/07/13 13:50:00 CDT
867    Tag: blume-20040713-nlffi
868    Description:
869    
870    - use paramAlloc to report c-calls with too many arguments
871      (for PPC version where parameter area is pre-allocated)
872    - added ccall_maxargspace to machspec (to implement the above)
873    - made "make" commend in CM's "make" tool configurable
874    - added option (default: on) for passing the name of the SML/NJ's "bin"
875      directory to "make"; the call looks like this:
876    
877         make <options> SMLNJ_BINDIR=<dir> <target>
878    
879      This can be used by the Makefile to, e.g., pick the "right" version
880      of ml-nlffigen.
881    - minor code tweaks
882    
883    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
884    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
885    Date: 2004/07/12 22:50:00 CDT
886    Tag: blume-110_46_1-macosx-nlffi
887    Description:
888    
889    NLFFI under Mac OS X now working (sort of).  This is largely untested,
890    though.
891    
892    Note:  1. You have to make a new, clean build of the runtime system.
893           2. There are new BOOTFILES, you have to use them!
894              (Doing the bootstrap process yourself would be *very* painful!
895               If you absolutely have to do it, build the system under
896               a different architecture and then cross-compile.)
897    
898    Version bumped to 110.46.1 to account for runtime data format changes.
899    
900    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
901    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
902    Date: 2004/06/18 14:30:00 CDT
903    Tag: blume-20040618-unix
904    Description:
905    
906    Changed the implementation of structure Unix so that the same stream
907    is returned every time one of the {text,bin}{In,Out}streamOf functions
908    is invoked on the same proc.  This is not what the spec currently
909    says -- although IMO it arguably should.  (See discussion below.)
910    
911    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
912    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
913    Date: 2004/06/17 18:15:00 CDT
914    Tag: Release_110_46
915    Description:
916    
917    New working version (110.46).  NEW BOOTFILES!
918    
919    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
920    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
921    Date: 2004/06/17 17:20:00 CDT
922    Tag: blume-20040617-timer-unix
923    Description:
924    
925    Changed the interface of structures Timer and Unix to match the most
926    recent Basis spec.
927    
928    In the case of Unix there still seems to be an open/weird issue:
929    
930       The {text,bin}{In,Out}streamOf functions are supposed to create
931       fresh streams whenever they are called -- as opposed to have them
932       return the same stream every time.  This design is supposed to
933       prevent space leaks caused by proc values hanging on to streams.
934    
935       The reap function, on the other hand, is supposed to close the
936       streams.  This cannot be done without having a handle on the
937       stream in proc after all...
938    
939    I took the liberty to implement the following stopgap solution:
940    
941      The proc value hangs on to the most recently created stream(s).
942      Reap closes those.  If either or both of the two streams hadn't
943      been created at all yet, then reap will close the corresponding
944      file descriptors directly.
945    
946    PS: I don't understand the original space leak argument anymore.  If
947    a proc hangs on to the imperative stream, then I/O operations on those
948    will advance the state of the cached stream and avoid the space leak.
949    
950    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
951    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
952    Date: 2004/05/28 16:45:00 CDT
953    Tag: blume-20040528-basis
954    Description:
955    
956    Added signature PACK_REAL and exported functor PrimIO.
957    
958    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
959    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
960    Date: 2004/05/25 16:00:00 CDT
961    Tag: blume-20040525-group-owner
962    Description:
963    
964    CM now ignores (but still accepts) the "owner" information in group
965    descriptions.  The owner of a group is its next enclosing
966    library. Each group must have a unique owner.  (There is a virtual
967    "toplevel" library that owns groups which are not nested within a real
968    library.)  Previously, each group had to explicitly declare its owner,
969    and CM would check that such a declaration is correct.  The new scheme
970    is to have CM check that for each group there is precisely one owning
971    library.
972    
973    The advantage of the new scheme is that the programmer no longer needs
974    to maintain the somewhat annoying owner information.  The downside is
975    that CM cannot enforce the ownership rule across multiple runs of
976    CM.make.  Fortunately, enclosing the same group in two different
977    libraries A and B which are not part of the same program does not
978    cause real problems.
979    
980    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
981    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
982    Date: 2004/05/20 16:00:00 CDT
983    Tag: blume-20040520-win32
984    Description:
985    
986    Made the win32 version work again.  (Strangely, a misplaced comma had
987    slipped into win32-process.c which prevented the runtime from being
988    compiled correctly.)
989    
990    Also, included a minor addition to ml-build.bat analogous to what was
991    done in blume-20040519-ml-build.
992    
993    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
994    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
995    Date: 2004/05/19 22:10:00 CDT
996    Tag: blume-20040519-ml-build
997    Description:
998    
999    Arranged for ml-build to clean up after itself a little bit better.
1000    The script generates a temporary SML source file and compiles it using
1001    CM, so CM generates metadata (GUID, SKEL, objectfile) for it.  It now
1002    gets rid of those at the end, so they don't accumulate under .cm.
1003    
1004    This required a minor change to install.sh because the name of the
1005    metadata directory (default: .cm) is actually configurable at
1006    installation time.
1007    
1008    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1009    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1010    Date: 2004/05/18 15:50:00 CDT
1011    Tag: blume-20040518-mkreader
1012    Description:
1013    
1014    Added Posix.IO.mk{Bin,Text}{Reader,Writer} by lifting their respective
1015    implementations from internal modules PosixBinPrimIO and PosixTextPrimIO.
1016    
1017    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1018    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1019    Date: 2004/05/11 14:35:00 CDT
1020    Tag: blume-20040511-win32sock
1021    Description:
1022    
1023    Added previously missing support for many socket-related functions
1024    under win32.  Thanks to David Hansel <hansel@reactive-systems.com>
1025    for the voluminous patch!
1026    
1027    (I have not tested this patch under win32 yet.)
1028    
1029    Here is David's e-mail:
1030    
1031    Hi,
1032    
1033    Attached to this email you find a diff against sml/nj 110.45
1034    that will enable socket support under Windows.
1035    
1036    To apply the patch (using unix or cygwin)
1037    1) gunzip runtime.diff.gz
1038    2) "cd" into "src/runtime" in the source tree of a fresh
1039       110.45 installation.
1040    3) patch -p 1 < [your/path/to]runtime.diff
1041    
1042    The code compiles fine but has NOT yet been extensively tested.
1043    I only ran a few tests for basic socket client functionality
1044    (which worked fine).  Especially the functions that use ioctl
1045    are not tested at all and might not work (see below).
1046    
1047    I implemented this since we want to move to a newer version of sml/nj
1048    but need socket support in order to use it.  This is the first time I
1049    even had a look at the sml/nj source,  so please review my changes
1050    before making this part of the distribution!  Here are a few issues
1051    that I think might be better for someone to solve who is more
1052    familiar with the sml/nj source (and socket programming):
1053    
1054    - getnetbyaddr.c and getnetbyname.c will raise a "not implemented"
1055      exception since I could not figure out what the windows equivalent
1056      of these functions is
1057    
1058    - In sockets-osdep.h there are a some #include statements that are
1059      only used in a few files that include sockets-osdep.h
1060    
1061    - In smlnj-sock-lib.c, function init_fn() calls WSAStartup() but
1062      does not process its return value since I don't know how to
1063      report an error upwards.
1064    
1065    - It would probably be good to have a call to WSACleanup() when
1066      the library is unloaded (if there is such a possibility).
1067      Otherwise I think Windows will take care of this automatically
1068      when the process finishes.
1069    
1070    - I used ioctlsocket() as a replacement for ioctl() but I have
1071      no idea if that is actually the proper replacement on Windows.
1072    
1073    - All these issues are marked in the code by "FIXME" comments.
1074    
1075    We use sml/nj extensively in our products and are quite happy
1076    with it.  I hope this contribution will help you.
1077    
1078    Keep up the good work!
1079    
1080    David
1081    
1082    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1083    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1084    Date: 2004/05/11 14:20:00 CDT
1085    Tag: blume-20040511-installml
1086    Description:
1087    
1088    Fixed two bugs in installml script.  (Thanks to Vesa A. Norrman for
1089    the patch.)
1090    
1091    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1092    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1093    Date: 2004/05/11 14:05:00 CDT
1094    Tag: blume-20040511-nlffi-netbsd
1095    Description:
1096    
1097    Added support for nlffi under netbsd.  (Thanks to Vesa A. Norrman for
1098    the patch.)
1099    
1100    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1101    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1102    Date: 2004/05/11 12:05:00 CDT
1103    Tag: blume-20040511-exports
1104    Description:
1105    
1106    As per request by Adam Chlipala <adam@hcoop.net>, extended various
1107    export lists in compiler-related .cm-files.
1108    
1109    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1110    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1111    Date: 2004/05/11 11:35:00 CDT
1112    Tag: blume-20040511-allsource
1113    Description:
1114    
1115    The installer now honors the "src-smlnj" target again, although its meaning
1116    has changed from "all sources required for the compiler" to "all sources
1117    the installer knows about".  In other words, if you enable "src-smlnj"
1118    in the "targets" file, then the installer will pull in sources for
1119    everything.  (Notice that this refers to source code only.  Compiled
1120    code is still only installed for modules that were requested explicitly
1121    or which are required for other modules that were requested explicitly.)
1122    
1123    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1124    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1125    Date: 2004/04/23 17:40:00 CDT
1126    Tag: blume-20040423-ieee-scan
1127    Description:
1128    
1129    Fixed IEEEReal.scan (and .fromString) so that if there is an overflow
1130    in the exponent calculation we get INF or ZERO (depending on the mantissa
1131    and the sign of the exponent).
1132    
1133    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1134    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1135    Date: 2004/04/23 10:40:00 CDT
1136    Tag: blume-20040423-ml-build
1137    Description:
1138    
1139    The ml-build script now terminates with a non-0 status when something
1140    goes wrong.
1141    
1142    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1143    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1144    Date: 2004/04/22 16:35:00 CDT
1145    Tag: blume-20040422-Option
1146    Description:
1147    
1148    Made exception Option to be the same as exception Option.Option
1149    (as it should be).
1150    
1151    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1152    Name: Allen Leung (leunga (at) reservoir (dot) com)
1153    Date: 2004/03/19 14:40:00 EST
1154    Tag: leunga-20040319-cygwin-nlffi
1155    Description:
1156    
1157    Fixed the runtime so that ml-nlffi-lib runs on the cygwin version
1158    of SML/NJ.  The problem is that
1159    
1160       lib = dlopen(NULL, ...)
1161       f   = dlsym(lib, "malloc");
1162    
1163    does not work on Windows unless we explicitly export symbols
1164    such as 'malloc' during linking.  We fixed this by explicitly
1165    exporting the required symbols with the magic gcc incantation:
1166    
1167        -Wl,--export-all cygwin.def
1168    
1169    where cygwin.def is a file containing all the symbols that
1170    we wish to export.
1171    
1172    I suspect this is a Windows problem and we'll have to
1173    do the same (somehow with windows compilers) when
1174    we build the native win32 version with the system
1175    calls LoadLibrary/GetProcAddress.
1176    
1177    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1178    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1179    Date: 2004/03/04 16:35:00 CST
1180    Tag: blume-20040304-intinf-fmt
1181    Description:
1182    
1183    Fixed problem with IntInf.fmt (sign would show up on the right instead
1184    of on the left for BIN, OCT, and HEX).
1185    
1186    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1187    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1188    Date: 2004/03/04 11:25:00 CST
1189    Tag: blume-20040304-symlinks
1190    Description:
1191    
1192    Fixed problem with installer script (unix only) where bin/ml-yacc and
1193    friends pointed (via symlinks) to absolute locations instead of just
1194    .run-sml.  This was reported by Vesa A Norrman.
1195    
1196    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1197    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1198    Date: 2004/02/13 14:50:00 CST
1199    Tag: Release_110_45
1200    Description:
1201    
1202    New working version (110.45). New bootfiles.
1203    
1204    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1205    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1206    Date: 2004/01/26 15:15:15 CST
1207    Tag: blume-20040126-toplevel
1208    Description:
1209    
1210    Improved handling of exceptions at the interactive toplevel.
1211    
1212    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1213    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1214    Date: 2004/01/26 11:25:00
1215    Tag: blume-20040126-app
1216    Description:
1217    
1218    Type of top-level "app" corrected.
1219    Added code for setting vp_limitPtrMask to Win32-specific runtime.
1220    
1221    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1222    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1223    Date: 2003/11/18 17:10 CST
1224    Tag: blume-20031118-basis-fiddle
1225    Description:
1226    
1227    - changed Timer interface to what might become the spec
1228    - POSIX_FLAGS -> BIT_FLAGS according to spec
1229    - some other minor discrepancies wrt. spec eliminated
1230    
1231    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1232    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1233    Date: 2003/11/06 12:00:00 CST
1234    Tag: Release_110_44
1235    Description:
1236    
1237    New working version (110.44). New bootfiles.
1238    
1239    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1240    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1241    Date: 2003/11/04 11:50:00 CST
1242    Tag: blume-20031104-move-libraries
1243    Description:
1244    
1245    Eliminated the "dont_move_libraries" directive in config/targets.
1246    (The mechanism was broken and could not be fixed easily.  Moreover,
1247    there does not seem to be any reason not to move all libraries into
1248    lib during installation.  I originally implemented this directive as a
1249    backward-compatibility feature when I first introduced the new CM.
1250    Now that things have been stable for a long time and going back to the
1251    old CM is not an option, there is no reason to keep it around.)
1252    
1253    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1254    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1255    Date: 2003/11/03 16:00:00 CST
1256    Tag: blume-20031103-installdir
1257    Description:
1258    
1259    Made installer honor INSTALLDIR variable again.  (Thanks to Chris
1260    Richards for pointing out the problem and providing the solution.)
1261    
1262    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1263    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1264    Date: 2003/10/01 17:05:00 CDT
1265    Tag: blume-20031001-lal-mlrisc
1266    Description:
1267    
1268    MLRISC bug fix from Lal.
1269    
1270    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1271    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1272    Date: 2003/09/30 16:10:00 CDT
1273    Tag: blume-20030930-primio-bat
1274    Description:
1275    
1276    1. Added openVector, nullRd, and nullWr to PRIM_IO.
1277    2. Improved .bat files (for Win32 port) to make things work under Win95.
1278       (thanks to Aaron S. Hawley for this one)
1279    
1280    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1281    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1282    Date: 2003/09/26 16:05:00 CDT
1283    Tag: blume-20030926-wrappriv
1284    Description:
1285    
1286    Added missing wrapper for privilege "primitive" in $smlnj/viscomp/core.cm.
1287    
1288    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1289    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1290    Date: 2003/09/26 15:00:00 CDT
1291    Tag: blume-20030926-110_43_3
1292    Description:
1293    
1294    - additional cleanup
1295    - version number bump, NEW BOOTFILES
1296    
1297    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1298    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1299    Date: 2003/09/26 12:00:00 CDT
1300    Tag: blume-20030926-ppautoload
1301    Description:
1302    
1303    I modified the read-eval-print loop so that the autoloader gets
1304    invoked whenever the prettyprinter tries to look up a symbol that
1305    is not currently defined in the toplevel environment but which
1306    appears in CM's autoload registry.  As a result, we see far fewer of
1307    those ?.Foo.Bar.xxx names in the prettyprinter's output.
1308    
1309    In addition to this I tried to clean up some pieces of the Basis
1310    implementation (e.g., Socket, Word8Array) in order to prevent other
1311    instances of these ?.Foo.Bar.xxx names from being printed.
1312    
1313    The mechanism that picks names for types still needs some work, though.
1314    (Right now it seems that if there is a type A.t which is defined to
1315    be B.u, but B is unavailable at toplevel, then A.t gets printed as
1316    "?.B.u" although the perhaps more sensible solution would be to use
1317    "A.t" in this case.  In other words, the prettyprinter should follow
1318    a chain of DEFtycs not farther than there are corresponding toplevel
1319    names in the current environment.)
1320    
1321    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1322    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1323    Date: 2003/09/24 16:31:00 CDT
1324    Tag: blume-20030924-installer
1325    Description:
1326    
1327    Another installer tweak:  All the ML code for the installer is now
1328    compiled during CMB.make and put into a little library called
1329    $smlnj/installer.cm.  The installation then simply invokes
1330    
1331       sml -m $smlnj/installer.cm
1332    
1333    and everything happens automagically.
1334    
1335    Win32:  ML code senses value of environment variable SMLNJ_HOME.
1336    Unix:   ML code senses values of environment variables ROOT, CONFIGDIR,
1337            and BINDIR.
1338    
1339    The new scheme guarantees that the ML code responsible for the installation
1340    is in sync with the APIs of the main system.  Also, the installer is
1341    somewhat faster because the installer script is precompiled.
1342    
1343    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1344    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1345    Date: 2003/09/24 15:35:00 CDT
1346    Tag: blume-20030924-synsock
1347    Description:
1348    
1349    Added a signature SYNCHRONOUS_SOCKET to basis.cm.  This is like SOCKET
1350    but excludes all non-blocking operations.  Defined SOCKET (in Basis)
1351    and CML_SOCKET in terms of SYNCHRONOUS_SOCKET.  Removed superfluous
1352    implementations of non-blocking operations from CML's Socket
1353    structure.
1354    
1355    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1356    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1357    Date: 2003/09/24 15:10:05 CDT
1358    Tag: blume-20030924-sockets
1359    Description:
1360    
1361    1. Fixed SOCKET API and implementation to match Basis spec.
1362       This required changing the internal representation of sockets to one
1363       that remembers (for each socket file descriptor) whether it is currently
1364       blocking or non-blocking.  This state is maintained lazily (i.e., a system
1365       call is made only if the state actually needs to change).
1366    
1367    2. OS-specific details of sockets were moved into separate files, thus
1368       making it possible to unify the bulk of the socket implementations
1369       between Unix and Win32.
1370    
1371    3. CML's socket API changed accordingly.
1372       (Note that we need to remove non-blocking functions from this API
1373       since they are redundant in the case of CML!)
1374    
1375    4. CML's socket implementation now makes use of non-blocking functions
1376       provided by Basis, thus removing all OS-dependent code from this part
1377       of CML.
1378    
1379    5. Changed Real64.precision from 52 to 53.  Minor cleanup in Real64 code.
1380    
1381    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1382    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1383    Date: 2003/09/22 12:10:00 CDT
1384    Tag: blume-20030922-110_43_2
1385    Description:
1386    
1387    Made a new interim version and bootfiles for developer's bootstrapping
1388    convenience.
1389    
1390       110.43.2 -- NEW BOOTFILES
1391    
1392    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1393    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1394    Date: 2003/09/19 15:55:00 CDT
1395    Tag: blume-20030919-cmdir
1396    Description:
1397    
1398    1. new-install.sh -> install.sh
1399    2. changed default CM "metadata" directory name to ".cm" (instead of "CM")
1400    3. tweaked installer so that another name instead of .cm can be chosen
1401       at install time (by setting the CM_DIR_ARC environment variable
1402       during installation); once installation is complete, the name is
1403       fixed
1404    
1405    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1406    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1407    Date: 2003/09/18 16:00:00 CDT
1408    Tag: blume-20030918-110_43_1
1409    Description:
1410    
1411    Made a new interim version and bootfiles for developer's bootstrapping
1412    convenience.
1413    
1414       110.43.1 -- NEW BOOTFILES
1415    
1416    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1417    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1418    Date: 2003/09/18 15:20:00 CDT
1419    Tag: blume-20030918-misc
1420    Description:
1421    
1422    1. Exported fractionsPerSecond etc. from TimeImp (but not from Time as
1423       this seems to be controversial at the moment) and used those in
1424       Posix.ProcEnv.times.
1425    
1426    2. Added Time.{from,to}Nanoseconds to Time.
1427    
1428    3. Improved Real.{from,to}LargeInt by avoiding needless calculations.
1429       For example, fromLargeInt never needs to look at more than 3 "big
1430       digits" to get its 53 bits of precision.
1431    
1432    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1433    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1434    Date: 2003/09/17 16:30:00 CDT
1435    Tag: blume-20030917-real32-slices
1436    Description:
1437    
1438    Added an entry to the primitive environment
1439    (compiler/Semant/statenv/prim.sml) for int32->real64 conversion and
1440    added code to compiler/CodeGen/main/mlriscGen.sml to implement it.
1441    
1442    Removed some of the "magic" constants in real64.sml and replaced them
1443    with code that generates these values from their corresponding
1444    integer counterparts.
1445    
1446    Made all(?) the slice-related changes to the Basis and made everything
1447    compile again...
1448    
1449    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
1450    Name: Matthias Blume (blume (at) tti - c (dot) org)
1451  Date: 2003/09/15 17:45:00 CDT  Date: 2003/09/15 17:45:00 CDT
1452  Tag: blume-20030915-rbase  Tag: blume-20030915-rbase
1453  Description:  Description:

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