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@@ -208,4 +208,8 @@ https://github.com/win-iconv/win-iconv
If the DLL is not present, the iconv tests will fail. No other tests
should be affected.
+Unset the TZ environment variable before running the tests, because
+the Cygwin values are incompatible with the Microsoft C Runtime
+Library.
+
Use 'make test' described above to run the tests.
@@ -1366,7 +1366,7 @@ This can be configured only by instructions executed in kernel mode.
\textbf{procedure:} \scheme{(#%$read-time-stamp-counter)}
This procedure returns the current value of the time-stamp counter for
-the CPU core executing this code.
+the processor core executing this code.
A general protection fault, which manifests as an invalid memory
reference exception, results if this operation is not permitted by
the operating system.
@@ -1582,7 +1582,7 @@ extra memory required for managing heap storage and increased the
likelihood that memory can be returned to the O/S as the heap
shrinks.
Returning memory to the O/S is now faster, so the minimum time for
-for a maximum-generation collection, or any other collection where
+a maximum-generation collection, or any other collection where
release of memory to the O/S is enabled, has been cut.
\subsection{Faster library load times (9.3.1)}
@@ -1595,7 +1595,7 @@ loaded.
The source optimizer now maintains information about partially static
record instances to eliminate field accesses and type checks when a
-binding site for a record instances is visible to the access or checking
+binding site for a record instance is visible to the access or checking
code.
For example,

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