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0.8.1 release.

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@@ -179,9 +179,8 @@ D: Pipp
E: christoph@mksig.org
N: chromatic
-D: SDL library and examples; PIR Test::*; test suite cleanup
-D: Parrot::Embed; Pheme
-D: lead philosopher -- "Why doesn't this work?"
+D: SDL library and examples; PIR Test::*; test suite cleanup; Parrot::Embed
+D: freaky bugs; cool features; Pheme
E: chromatic@wgz.org
W: http://wgz.org/chromatic/
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@@ -1,5 +1,13 @@
#1 $Id$
+2008.11.18 chromatic
+ * Released 0.8.1
+ See NEWS for more.
+
+2008.10.21 particle
+ * Released 0.8.0
+ See NEWS for more.
+
2008.09.16 pmichaud
* Released 0.7.1
See NEWS for more.
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@@ -2,11 +2,11 @@
# See tools/dev/install_files.pl for documentation on the
# format of this file.
# Please re-sort this file after *EVERY* modification
-blib/lib/libparrot.0.8.0.dylib [main]lib
+blib/lib/libparrot.0.8.1.dylib [main]lib
blib/lib/libparrot.a [main]lib
blib/lib/libparrot.dylib [main]lib
blib/lib/libparrot.so [main]lib
-blib/lib/libparrot.so.0.8.0 [main]lib
+blib/lib/libparrot.so.0.8.1 [main]lib
compilers/imcc/imclexer.c [main]
compilers/json/JSON.pbc [main]
compilers/json/JSON/grammar.pbc [main]
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@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
# See http://module-build.sourceforge.net/META-spec-current.html for details.
---
name: parrot
-version: 0.8.0
+version: 0.8.1
author: parrot-dev@parrot.org
abstract: a virtual machine designed for dynamic languages
license: artistic2
@@ -32,6 +32,9 @@ no_index:
- Parrot::OpTrans::CSwitch
- Parrot::OpTrans::Compiled
- Parrot::OpsFile
+requires:
+ Storable: 2.12
+ perl: 5.8.4
resources:
homepage: 'http://parrot.org/'
license: 'http://opensource.org/licenses/artistic-license-2.0.php'
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36 NEWS
@@ -2,16 +2,22 @@
New in the November 2008 release
- Implementation
- + CPAN module Storable 2.12 added as a configuration and build dependency
- + remove the pseudo PIR opcode 'addr'
+ + added CPAN module Storable 2.12 as a configuration and build dependency
+ + removed the pseudo PIR opcode 'addr'
+ added the 'box' opcode
+ fixed 'pop_eh' handling in PIR libraries and examples
+ removed usage of .return for tailcalls (use .tailcall instead)
+ removed 'get_hash' and 'get_array' from Capture PMC and Capture_PIR
+ + improved debugger and HLL coordination
+ + allowed MMD primitive autoboxing
+ + fixed all known memory leaks in PIR "Hello, world!"
+ + NCI signatures now JITted on x86-32 platforms (Windows and Linux)
+ + made the .const directive take a quoted type name instead of a constant
+ + made IMCC more re-entrant
- Languages
+ Rakudo
- refactored Junctions implementation
- - new tool for "fire and forget" rebase/rebuild/test of Parrot and Rakudo
+ - added "fire and forget" tool to rebase/rebuild/test Parrot and Rakudo
- updated container/reference semantics
- added more builtin methods and functions
- improved support for multilevel namespaces
@@ -25,17 +31,17 @@ New in the November 2008 release
- added initial support for MAIN subs
- added .PARROT method
+ Pipp
- - Added some predefined constants.
- - Added implemention of the function basename().
+ - added some predefined constants.
+ - added implemention of the function basename().
+ Cardinal (Ruby)
- Added initial support for the classes Proc, Continuation, Queue, Dir, File, and FileStat
- - various minor bug fixes
+ - fixed various minor bugs
- fixed broken Regexes
- Compilers
+ PCT
- added '.isa' method to PCT::Node
- - clean up 'immediate block' handling
- - allow arguments to immediate blocks in loops/conditionals
+ - cleaned up 'immediate block' handling
+ - allowed arguments to immediate blocks in loops/conditionals
- metaclass objects can now 'add_method'
+ PIRC
- integrated macro processing in PIRC's lexer
@@ -44,14 +50,22 @@ New in the November 2008 release
- integrated the PASM grammar into PIRC
- added a register allocator to optimize the built-in vanilla allocator
- code cleanups and documentation
+ - added 'make test' target
+ + TGE
+ - updated to work with new namespace/classname syntax
- Deprecations
+ PARROT_API will become PARROT_EXPORT
+ :lexid will become :subid
- Miscellaneous
+ + Documentation
+ - updates and additions to the Parrot book (see docs/book/)
+ OpenGL
- - Minor fixes to Parrot's base OpenGL bindings
- - Convert OpenGL PIR examples to Perl 6 (two complete, one WIP)
- - New simplified OpenGL PIR example for NCI JIT testing
+ - minor fixes to Parrot's base OpenGL bindings
+ - converted OpenGL PIR examples to Perl 6 (two complete, one WIP)
+ - added simplified OpenGL PIR example for NCI JIT testing
+ + Tests
+ - further improvements to parallel tests
+ - tests no longer leave filesystem breadcrumbs
New in 0.8.0
- Implementation
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-0.8.0
+0.8.1
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@@ -126,4 +126,8 @@ the strings?).
Patrick 0.7.1 2008-Sep-16 "Manu Aloha"
+ particle 0.8.0 2008-Oct-21 "Pareto Principle"
+
+ chromatic 0.8.1 2008-Nov-18 "Tio Richie"
+
=cut
@@ -9,10 +9,19 @@ To prepare a release:
=item 0.
-Announce the new release to parrot-dev@lists.parrot.org and to the IRC channel #parrot
-at least a couple days in advance. Ask whether there are any showstopping bugs.
-It's also good to ask for updates to F<NEWS>, F<CREDITS>, F<PLATFORMS>,
-F<RESPONSIBLE_PARTIES> and F<LANGUAGES_STATUS>.
+As soon as you become the release manager: review the goals for the release on
+the Parrot roadmap (L<https://trac.parrot.org/parrot/wiki/ParrotRoadmap>) and
+announce the tasks to the Parrot mailing list. Make sure everyone knows what
+they've committed to accomplish in time for the release. Ask the previous
+release manager to review PAUSE permissions so that PARROTRE owns all files.
+
+A couple of weeks in advance: Ask people to run C<make fulltest> and report
+(and hopefully fix!) any problems they find.
+
+A couple of days in advance: announce the new release to
+parrot-dev@lists.parrot.org and to the IRC channel #parrot. Ask whether there
+are any showstopping bugs. It's also good to ask for updates to F<NEWS>,
+F<CREDITS>, F<PLATFORMS>, F<RESPONSIBLE_PARTIES> and F<LANGUAGES_STATUS>.
You might also select a name for your release. For example, you could
select a name from L<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_parrots>.
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Name: parrot
-Version: 0.8.0
+Version: 0.8.1
Release: 1%{?dist}
Summary: Parrot Virtual Machine
License: Artistic 2.0
@@ -132,6 +132,9 @@ rm -rf $RPM_BUILD_ROOT
%{_libdir}/pkgconfig/*
%changelog
+* Tue Nov 18 2008 chromatic <chromatic@parrot.org> 0.8.1
+- updated to 0.8.1
+
* Tue Oct 21 2008 particle <particle@parrot.org> 0.8.0
- updated to 0.8.0
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{
- "release.version" : "0.8.0",
- "release.name" : "Pareto Principle",
+ "release.version" : "0.8.1",
+ "release.name" : "Tio Richie",
"release.day" : "Tuesday",
- "release.date" : "21 Oct 2008",
- "release.nextdate" : "18 Nov 2008",
+ "release.date" : "18 Nov 2008",
+ "release.nextdate" : "16 Dec 2008",
"web.root" : "http://parrotcode.org/",
"web.source" : "source.html",
"web.openpatches" : "openpatches.html",
"web.repository" : "https://svn.perl.org/parrot/trunk/",
"bugday.day" : "Saturday",
- "bugday.date" : "15 Nov 2008",
+ "bugday.date" : "13 Dec 2008",
"rt.root" : "https://rt.perl.org/rt3/",
- "rt.tracking" : "Ticket/Display.html?id=60046",
+ "rt.tracking" : "Ticket/Display.html?id=60656",
"wiki.root" : "http://www.perlfoundation.org/parrot/index.cgi?",
- "wiki.bugday" : "bug_day_2008_11_15",
+ "wiki.bugday" : "bug_day_2008_12_13",
"cpan.search" : "http://search.cpan.org/dist/parrot",
"subversion.root" : "http://subversion.tigris.org/",

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