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GCL 2.6.11 has been released

Item posted by Camm Maguire <camm> on Sat 06 Sep 2014 04:19:46 PM UTC.

Greetings!  The GCL team is happy to announce the release of version
2.6.11, the latest achievement in the 'stable' (as opposed to
'development') series.  Please see for
downloading information.

This release features better floating point precision processing,
support for cygwin, arm64, ppc64, ppc64le and solaris, more robust
SGC, exact vararg initialization, SIGFPE trapping via
#'si::break-on-floating-point-exceptions, x86 support for libopcode
instruction disassembly via #'si::disassemble-instruction, simplified
build dependencies, faster gcd, lcm, typep, coerce, 1+-, predicates,
pcl cache, SGC, fast-linking, closure calls and compiled bignums,
compilation of top level closure forms by default, memoization of
array type handling, support for machines handling long and object
returns in different registers, a much smaller cmpinclude.h, prelink
support, default Debian compiler flag support (especially
stack-guard), new linking and fast-linking diagnostic functions, some
selinux support via READ_IMPLIES_EXEC personality, and many
miscellaneous bug fixes and support for bugs in various external

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