Subject: CVS commit: pkgsrc/doc
To: None <>
From: Jason Beegan <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 08/04/2003 15:46:02
Module Name:	pkgsrc
Committed By:	jtb
Date:		Mon Aug  4 15:46:01 UTC 2003

Modified Files:
	pkgsrc/doc: CHANGES

Log Message:
Note update of smalltalk to 2.1.4.

NEWS FROM 2.1.3 TO 2.1.4

o   Fix bugs treating old objects that have already been considered by
    the incremental GC (and survived it).  Example:

	ObjectMemory globalGarbageCollect.
	HomedAssociation class instanceCount

    gave 0 instead of 1.  As a result, --enable-checking now can be

o   Fix bugs when doing #become: between old objects, exactly one of
    which has not been considered by the incremental GC and was
    incorrectly swept when the collector finally reached it.

o   Fix bugs when garbage collection triggered finalization while a
    primitive was being run.  Finalization is now done in a separate

o   Fix bugs treating very large objects.

o   Fix infinite loop when the big object threshold was set between
    the size of survivor spaces and the size of the eden.

o   Printing Integers was unbelievably inefficient.  Fixed together
    with some more low-hanging fruit.

o   SequenceableCollection>>#replaceFrom:to:with:startingAt: allows
    again that stop=start-1 (like replaceFrom: 1 to: 0 with: ...)

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