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16      <h1>Release Notes for ABCL 1.6.1</h1>
17    </div>
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21    <div class="rn">
22      <div class="rn-enhancements">
23        <h2>Compatiblity</h2>
24        <p>ABCL 1.6.1 supports building and running on openjdk6, openjdk7,
25          openjdk8, openjdk11, openjdk13, and openjdk14.</p>
26      </div>
27
28      <div class="rn-enhancements">
29        <h2>Enhancements</h2>
30        <ul>
31          <li>
32            [r15223] Fix compiler for java.lang.VerifyError with PROGN
33            (somewhat-functional-programmer)
34          </li>
35
36          <li>
37            [r15250] ABCL now builds and runs across openjdk{6,7,8,11,13,14}
38          </li>
39
40          <li>
41            [r15256] Build autoconfiguration via ci/create-build-properties.bash
42          </li>
43         
44          <li>
45            [r15252] Provide accessor in URL-STREAM for underlying java.io.InputStream
46          </li>
47
48          <li>
49            [r15226] [INCOMPLETE] Address problems with DECODE-FLOAT
50            (Robert Dodier)
51          </li>
52        </ul>
53      </div>
54
55
56      <div class="rn-fixes">
57        <h2>Fixes</h2>
58        <ul>
59          <li>
60            [r15229] Maven central repository now requires TLS
61          </li>
62
63          <li>
64            [r15242] jstatic: check narrowing for explicit method reference
65          </li>
66
67          <li>
68            [r15232] [r15233] [r15241] Reworking DWIM on java call sites
69
70            The FFI will now find Java call sites whose types are
71            Short or Byte with integers if they can be narrowed
72            without losing information.  This work should be
73            considered provisional, subject to possible revision.
74          </li>
75
76          <li>
77            [r15234] Fix calling Java methods with varargs parameters
78          </li>
79
80          <li>
81            [r15233] Fix calling Java methods with short and byte parameters
82          </li>
83
84          <li>
85            [r15231] abcl-build: test the install of maven-3.6.3
86          </li>
87
88          <li>
89            [r15238] build: ensure javac compiles with UTF-8 encoding
90          </li>
91
92          <li>
93            [r15243] abcl-asdf: rework Maven usage strategy
94          </li>
95
96
97          <li>
98            [r15245] abcl-asdf: use WITH-AETHER macro to ensure Maven Aether is loaded
99          </li>
100
101          <li>
102            [r15251] abcl-asdf:  assume that either 'which' or 'where' works
103          </li>
104        </ul>
105      </div>
106
107      <div class="rn-updates">
108        <h2>Updates</h2>
109        <ul>
110          <li>
111            [r15240] Use ASDF-3.3.4
112          </li>
113        </ul>
114      </div>
115
116     
117      <div class="rn-tests">
118        <h2>Tests</h2>
119        <ul>
120          <li>
121            [r15239] ci: now use latest CFFI distributed with Quicklisp
122          </li>
123
124          <li>
125            [r15247] t/format-dollar: correction for CL:FORMAT dollar usage
126          </li>
127
128          <li>
129            [r15248] t/jcoerce-numerics: JCOERCE across numerics without losing information
130          </li>
131
132          <li>
133            [r15249] t/decode-float: tests for currently broken handling of CL:DECODE-FLOAT
134          </li>
135
136        </ul>
137      </div>
138
139      <p>These changes may be viewed directly at <a
140                                                   href="http://abcl.org/svn/tags/1.6.1/CHANGES">CHANGES</a>.</p>
141     
142
143      <p><a href="release-notes.shtml">Release notes for older releases of ABCL</a>.</p>
144
145    </div>
146
147    <div class="footer">
148      <p>ABCL is <a href="http://abcl.org/">Armed Bear Common Lisp</a>.</p>
149      <p>Hosted via <a href="http://common-lisp.net/">common-lisp.net</a>.</p>
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