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6  <title>ABCL - Release notes v0.16</title>
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13   <h1>ABCL - Release notes for version 0.16</h1>
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20<h2>Most notable changes in ABCL 0.16</h2>
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23<p><a href="release-notes-0.15.shtml">Release notes for older releases</a>.</p>
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27<dl>
28  <dt>Improved THE type checking</dt>
29  <dd>The compiler outputs type checks for simple enough types at
30    *safety* levels 1 and 2 now.<br />
31    The interpreter checks simple enough types at all *safety* levels</dd>
32  <dt>ANSI test fixes</dt>
33  <dd>Fixed tests due to better initarg checking:<br />
34    CHANGE-CLASS.1.11, MAKE-INSTANCE.ERROR.3, MAKE-INSTANCE.ERROR.4,
35    CHANGE-CLASS.ERROR.4 and SHARED-INITIALIZE.ERROR.4</dd>
36  <dt>Added JVM threading primitives</dt>
37  <dd>SYNCHRONIZED-ON, OBJECT-NOTIFY, OBJECT-NOTIFY-ALL equivalents of
38    the Java synchronized block, Object.notify() and Object.notifyAll()</dd>
39  <dt>New THREADS package to hold threading primitives</dt>
40  <dd>The symbols are retained in the old EXTENSIONS package until 0.22</dd>
41  <dt>Type checking for structure slot accessor functions</dt>
42  <dd>The generated accessor functions for structure slots now assert
43    the type of the argument passed in using a THE form</dd>
44  <dt>Fixed breakage when combining the pretty printer and Gray streams</dt>
45  <dd>The fixes mean changes to the generic functions in Gray streams
46    to compensate for the fact that the pretty printer wraps streams.</dd>
47  <dt>Various performance improvements</dt>
48</dl>
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56 <p>Back to <a href="http://common-lisp.net/">Common-lisp.net</a>.</p>
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61<div style="float:right;font-size:10px;font-family:monospace">$Id: release-notes-0.16.shtml 12246 2009-11-04 22:00:47Z ehuelsmann $</div>
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