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<pre>			S  M  L   /   N  J<br><br>                  1  1  0  .  4  5      N  E  W  S<br>			<br>  		         February 13, 2004<br><br>			      WARNING<br><br>  	This working version is believed to be stable, but<br>	we have not run our full regression-test suite.<br><br>             HOME:  <a
 href="http://www.smlnj.org/index.html">http://www.smlnj.org/index.html</a><br>             FILES: <a
 href="http://smlnj.cs.uchicago.edu/dist/working/110.45/">http://smlnj.cs.uchicago.edu/dist/working/110.45/ </a><br></pre>
<h2>Summary:</h2>
This is a maintenance release which fixes some minor problems, most
notably an incompatibility with GCC 3.3.<br>
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<h2>Details:</h2>
Basis:<br>
<ul>
  <li><span style="font-family: monospace;">Timer</span> interface
changed in anticipation of a change to the spec</li>
  <li><span style="font-family: monospace;">POSIX_FLAGS</span> replaced
with <span style="font-family: monospace;">BIT_FLAGS</span></li>
  <li>type of top-level <span style="font-family: monospace;">app</span>
corrected</li>
  <li>other minor discrepancies with spec fixed</li>
</ul>
runtime:<br>
<ul>
  <li>added <span style="font-family: monospace;">vp_limitPtrMask</span>
to win32-specific code</li>
  <li>added win32 <span style="font-family: monospace;">Sleep</span>
function to runtime</li>
  <li>dropped <span style="font-family: monospace;">"-ansi"</span>
flag from gcc invocation when used on assembly code (fixes problem
related to gcc 3.3)</li>
</ul>
interactive loop:<br>
<ul>
  <li>&nbsp; - exception reporting improved (don't show part of
exception history trace that reaches into the implementation of the
toplevel loop itself)</li>
</ul>
MLRISC:<br>
<ul>
  <li>preliminary support for <span style="font-family: monospace;">c-calls</span>
interface on PPC architecture added (not yet used for NLFFI)</li>
  <li>bug in <span style="font-family: monospace;">getreg</span> fixed</li>
</ul>
compiler:<br>
<ul>
  <li>code generation for <span style="font-family: monospace;">int32</span>
comparisons added<br>
  </li>
</ul>
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