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@Fish-Git Fish-Git released this 18 Dec 16:19
· 310 commits to master since this release

Summary of changes:

Please refer to the Release Notes for important information.

  • Fix many SIE arch-dep violation bugs
  • Fix to SIE handling of STFL/STFLE instructions
  • Internal and SIE SKA Storage Key handling fixes
  • Fix VM/ESA OPERATOR userid looping bug
  • Preliminary SIE ESSA/STHYI instructions support
  • Fixes to MVS assist support (#391)
  • ECPS:VM 1.88 fixes
     
  • ISK/ISKE, IVSK, RRB/RRBE, SSK/SSKE, RRBM, PFMF instruction fixes
  • Fixes to CSP/CSPG/IDTE/IPTE instructions
  • Minor LAA/LAAG (et al.) instructions fix
  • RRBM instruction fix
  • PTFF instruction support for function codes 04, 05, 69 (#363)
  • Fix DAT bug in MVCOS instruction (#349)
     
  • Local-TLB-Clearing Facility (#77)
  • Nonquiescing Key-Setting Facility (#77)
  • Insert Reference Bits Multiple Facility (#77)
  • Miscellaneous-Instruction-Extensions Facilities 2 and 3 (#77)
  • PPA-in-order facility (#77)
  • Allow modifying "IBM" and undefined facility bits (#353)
     
  • LCS device fixes and improvements
  • LCS device SNA support (#348)
  • 3270 device connection improvements (#379)
  • CTCE device fixes and improvements (#369)
  • CTCI device fix for VSE (#446)
  • Minor QETH (OSA) device fixes/improvements
     
  • CCKDMAP utility CFBA/CFBA64 device support
  • Fix to DASDLS utility shadow file logic (#393)
  • CCKDLOAD utility fix (#374)
  • Fix dasd utilities r/o access to r/w images (#355)
  • Minor "faketape" emulated tape format fix
  • Fix possible CRASH during compressed dasd attach/detach
     
  • PANOPT statement "MSGCOLOR" option
  • PANRATE/PANTITLE replaced by PANOPT
  • Minor MODEL/PLANT/MANUFACTURER statement fixes
  • New -o/--output/--logfile command-line options
     
  • Hardware loader fix (#185, #337)
  • Minor Rexx support fixes and improvements
  • Minor External Packages updates
  • Fixes to herclin.exe
  • Translation Specification PIC 12 fix
  • Improved TXF reliability and completeness
  • Predefined CPUMODEL $(symbol) values (#263)
     
  • Improvements to building Hercules on non-Windows platforms
  • Improvements to building Hercules on Windows platforms (#448)
  • Many other minor internal/external fixes and improvements