220.127.116.11: documentation tweaks
* Mention putative buildability on Win64 in NEWS.
* Weak hash tables are supposed to work, don't say otherwise on the
* Tweak README: mention INSTALL first. Manual lives in doc/manual
nowadays, INSTALL tells how to build it.
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@@ -13,6 +13,9 @@ changes in sbcl-1.0.19 relative to 1.0.18:
presense of non-foldable SATISFIES types.
* bug fix: stack analysis missed cleanups of dynamic-extent
arguments in non-let-converted calls to local functions.
+ * improvements to the Windows port:
+ ** adjusted address spaces for building on both Win32 and
+ Win64. (thanks for John Connors)
* fixed some bugs revealed by Paul Dietz' test suite:
** interval arithmetic during type derivation used inexact integer
to single-float coercions.
@@ -2,17 +2,18 @@ GENERAL INFORMATION
Welcome to SBCL.
+If you'd like to install or build the system, see the "INSTALL" file.
To find out more about who created the system, see the "CREDITS" file.
If you'd like information about the legalities of copying the system,
see the "COPYING" file.
-If you'd like to install or build the system, see the "INSTALL" file.
If you'd like more information about using the system, see the man
-page, "sbcl.1", or the user manual in the "doc/" subdirectory of the
-distribution. (The user manual is maintained as Texinfo in the source
-distribution; HTML version is available for download.)
+page, "sbcl.1", or the user manual in the "doc/manual" subdirectory of
+the distribution. (The user manual is maintained as Texinfo in the
+source distribution; HTML version is available for download, and
+"INSTALL" describes how to build the Texinfo version in HTML and PDF.)
The system is a work in progress. See the "TODO" file in the source
distribution for some highlights.
@@ -107,9 +107,7 @@ Gray streams (a de-facto standard system of overloadable CLOS classes
whose instances can be used wherever ordinary ANSI streams can be used)
-weak pointers and finalization (which have unfortunately
-suffered from at least some code rot, so that \fIe.g.\fR weak hash
-tables don't work)
+weak pointers and finalization
Fundamental system interface extensions are also provided:
@@ -17,4 +17,4 @@
;;; checkins which aren't released. (And occasionally for internal
;;; versions, especially for internal versions off the main CVS
;;; branch, it gets hairier, e.g. "0.pre7.14.flaky4.13".)