[Maxima] 5.9.3 branch tagged in cvs; known problems
yhonda at mac.com
Thu Feb 23 10:39:26 CST 2006
Dear Robert san and others,
Last night, I commited three files:
in the src directory.
They are for OpenMCL support. I didn't touch defsystem.lisp .
On 2006/02/21, at 3:40 PM, Robert Dodier wrote:
> I have tagged a 5.9.3 release branch in cvs.
> cvs update -r RELEASE-5_9_3-BRANCH
> gets the branch.
> I'll make a release candidate when we have some resolution about
> the trigonometric bugs (item 3).
> Commit policy.
> Please commit bug fixes for known problems and
> portability patches for GCL, Clisp, CMUCL, SBCL, and OpenMCL to the
> (However, the release will only be delayed for problems with
> GCL, Clisp, CMUCL, or SBCL.)
> Everything else, please commit to the main trunk.
> Status of known problems.
> (1) Internationalization.
> It appears that the documentation build process yields appropriate
> results on Linux and Windows platforms.
> However this is very recent work so I wouldn't be surprised
> if problems are identified.
> For the purpose of preparing the 5.9.3 release, edits to the content
> of the documentation are not bug fixes. Please commit such edits
> to the main trunk.
> (2) Linear algebra.
> Current version of share/linearalgebra passes its own test suite.
> (3) Trigonometric functions.
> Currently rtest_trig.mac reports some failed tests for GCL, Clisp,
> and SBCL
> (I didn't try CMUCL). I'll write a separate message about that.
> (4) OpenMCL port.
> For the record, replacing defsystem is not an option at this time.
> Small patches to the source code are OK.
> Thanks to all the developers for the tremendous work since 5.9.2.
> I'm really excited about getting 5.9.3 out the door and in front of
> Hope this helps,
> Robert Dodier
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