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Re: ANN: GNUstep Base 1.26.0


From: Ivan Vučica
Subject: Re: ANN: GNUstep Base 1.26.0
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 21:18:51 +0000

Apologies for the noise, I'll resend correctly formatted.

On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 9:17 PM Ivan Vucica <address@hidden> wrote:
MD5 hashes: 7138d50e29ee7c5a7eb724ec5a0af7b7 gnustep-base-1.26.0.tar.gz
fee2547f529c2c30b3560c3914dbc159 gnustep-base-1.26.0.tar.gz.sig 1
Announcement ************** The GNUstep Base Library, version 1.26.0, is
now available. 1.1 What is the GNUstep Base Library?
===================================== The GNUstep Base Library is a
library of general-purpose, non-graphical Objective C objects.  For
example, it includes classes for strings, object collections, byte
streams, typed coders, invocations, notifications, notification
dispatchers, moments in time, network ports, remote object messaging
support (distributed objects), and event loops.    It provides
functionality that aims to implement the non-graphical portion of the
OpenStep standard (the Foundation library).    There is more information
available at the GNUstep homepage at 'http://www.gnustep.org'. 1.2
Noteworthy changes in version '1.26.0'
==========================================    * Improve utf8 validity
checks.    * Make point and size subclasses for NSValue interchangable.
   * Add support for TLS SNI. Always request certificate from client and
     update certificates after 5 minutes.    * Don't write deprecated
fields to desktop link file.    * Use NSLock instead of GSLazyLock and
other improvements for      multithreaded processes.    * Clean up of
NSString cluster.    * Update NSAssert() and NSCAssert() to handle
variable arguments (as      OSX has done) and mark the numbered macros
as obsolete.    * Various improvements in tests.    * Require ICU >= 50.
   * ICU is now detected using pkg-config.    * Improve XML parsing.   
* Make NSXMLNode ivar a union representing different types, instead     
of assuming it will contain different underlying class types in     
different contexts.  This is important for the new libobjc2 ABI.    *
OSX compatibility changes to NSURL.    * NSFileManager call error handle
on missing file.    * Dummy spinlock implementation for platforms that
don't support it.    * Internationalization improvements: Japanese
translation, Turkish      translation, Polish translation.    * Various
improvements for new libobjc2 "v2 ABI", including things      like a new
NSConstantString implementation, making      GS_REPLACE_CONSTANT_STRING
a noop with the new ABI, etc.    * Improvements for stack traces,
exception handling and dead lock      detection.    * Other more minor
bugfixes and cleanups.  Many found by Coverity      scan results.    *
As usual, this release also contains an update to include the most     
recent international timezone data. 1.3 Where can you get it? How can
you compile it? ================================================= The
gnustep-base-1.26.0.tar.gz distribution file has been placed at
<ftp://ftp.gnustep.org/pub/gnustep/core>.    Please log bug reports on
the GNUstep project page <http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=gnustep>
or send bug reports to <address@hidden>.



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