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CVS commit: pkgsrc/lang/parrot

Module Name:    pkgsrc
Committed By:   sno
Date:           Fri Sep 13 10:40:59 UTC 2013

Modified Files:
        pkgsrc/lang/parrot: Makefile PLIST PLIST.Darwin PLIST.shared
        pkgsrc/lang/parrot/patches: patch-ad
Added Files:
        pkgsrc/lang/parrot/patches: patch-aa

Log Message:
Updating lang/parrot from 4.8.0nb4 to 5.7.0 (for scheduled nqp and
raduko * imports).

pkgsrc changes:
* add PLIST awk rule to replace parrot's version string with
* add a fix for build on MacOS X 10.8

Upstream changes since 4.8.0:
2013-08-20    release 5.7.0
    - Build
        + Fixed GH#976 - Cannot load PCRE library during install on gentoo x64.
    - Community
        + All three of our GSoC students passed their midterms, and are
          on track to complete their Parrot and Perl 6 projects on time.
          Congratulations to Saurabh Kumar, Pawe�<82> Murias, and Denis Boyun!

2013-07-16    release 5.6.0
    - Build
        + Makefile dependencies are now compatible with VMS make.
    - Documentation
        + The main README is now more helpful.

2013-06-18    release 5.5.0
    - Build
        + Configure options are now allowed to be quoted.
        + Fixed build on Win32.
        + Updated location of NQP on Win32.
        + Fixed Parrot::Distribution detection.
    - Documentation
        + Noted that RESPONSIBLE_PARTIES is mostly out of date.
    - Tests
        + Stopped testing native PBC on 64bit LE, due to lack of access to
          such machine.
    - Release
        + Added tool:
    - Community
        + Parrot has been awarded 3 student slots in Google Summer of Code 2013!
          This means that 3 lucky students will be on a paid internship from
          Google to work on these accepted proposals:
          = Saurabh Kumar - "Update parrot-libgit2 to latest libgit2 release"
          = Pawe�<82> Murias - "A Javascript backend for Rakudo"
          = Denis Boyun  - "Improve Web UI of App::Parrot::Create"
        + YAPC::NA::2013 hosted 4 days of Hackathon, focusing on the next
          generation of Perl implementations.
          = Huge Success!
        + MoarVM was unveiled:
        + P2 on Potion was debuted:

2013-05-21    release 5.4.0
    - Core
        + Implemented the coth() and acot() math functions.
        + Fixed chomp to only trim a newline when it ends the string. [GH #958]
        + Added readlink() and Parrot_file_readlink(), with tests. [GH #967]
    - Build
        + Parrot now detects the CPU model on Linux systems, as well as
          detecting more CPU models on BSD, Cygwin, Solaris, Win32, and Darwin.
          ARM v7 is also now recognized. [GH #962]
    - Documentation
        + Threads examples now have proper POD sections and useful descriptions
          with links to references.
        + Added main description for Task PMC.
        + Added descriptions to trig methods in Float PMC.
    - Tests
        + Added improved test coverage targets "cover_new" and "fullcover_new".
        + Improved tests for acot(), coth(), acot() math functions.
        + Added tests for options passed to debugger.
        + Updated native PBC test files for string, number, and integer,
          which resolved 11 TODOs in the test suite. [GH #959]
        + Fixed test for the auto/arch config step.
    - Release process
        + Added message digests to crow.pir.
        + Added in release.json: "release.type" can be "devel" or "supported".
        + Refactored common code to sub in
    - Community
        + Parrot is part of the Hackathon at YAPC::NA::2013, in Austin, TX, USA!
        + Parrot has been accepted to Google Summer of Code 2013!
        + Currently there are two high-quality proposals being worked on:
          - parrot-libgit2
   - App::Parrot::Create

2013-04-16    release 5.3.0
    - Build
        + Files generated by `make cover` are now correctly cleaned by `make`
          and ignored by `git`.
    - Tests
        + Internal testing of the Configure probe for Fink now works correctly
          with the --verbose flag.
        + Tests added for .sort method of ResizableFloatArray and
          ResizableIntegerArray. [GH #926], [GH #927]
        + Benchmarks added for .sort methods of various Array objects.
          [GH #175]
        + Coverage analysis added for pbc_disassemble.

2013-03-19    release 5.2.0
    - Core
        + IO now only syncs buffers for the IO types where syncing makes sense.
            = PIO_VF_SYNC_IO flag added
    - Build
        + installable_pdump now has the correct rpath (blib corrected to lib).
    - Libraries
        + Tcl/Glob.pir has been removed. (PGE/Glob.pir remains intact)
    - Ecosystem
        + All Parrot tarballs are now symlinked to the 'all' directory,
          regardless of their true homes ('devel' or 'stable'), to better
          allow for automated downloads.

2013-02-19    release 5.1.0
    - Core
        + The .sort() method was added to the FixedFloatArray PMC
        + Improved detection of system memory for machines with >2GB
        + Improved pbc_to_exe support for spacey paths
        + Fixed Parrot_io_readall_s allocating too much string space
    - Build
        + Fixed generated MANIFEST files to omit $destdir
    - Documentation
    - Tests
        + .readall now checks that prior reads are respected.
    - Community
        + Weekly IRC meetings have resumed. #parrotsketch Tuesdays at 1930 UTC

2013-01-22    release 5.0.0
    - Core
        + Remove duplicate library search path entries, move "." from the 
beginning to
          the end. [GH #368]
        + Install forgotten runtime include files:
        + Install include/parrot/pbcversion.h with the main package, not devel.
        + Install headers for dynpmc files.
        + Install libraries tgc.pbc, NCI/Utils.pbc, OpenGL/Math.pbc, 
          postgres.pbc, ProfTest.pbc and ProfTest/*pbc, String/Utils.pbc, 
          YAML/Dumper/Base.pbc, YAML/Dumper/Default.pbc
        + New experimental PARROT_DYNEXT environment variable
        + New experimental dynext_dirs config entry (same as PARROT_DYNEXT and 
        + Add OS error messages to error messages [GH #911]
    - Build
        + Generate MANIFEST.generated, cleanup MANIFEST,
          removed MANIFEST_configure.generated, add installation of forgotten 
          [GH #890]
        + perl now calls make clean if possible
        + Generate datadir/MANIFEST* for all installed files [GH #899]
        + Improved probes for --with-llvm
        + Replace / slashes with \ on windows for all Makefiles automatically.
          This improves cygwin interaction, like remote or cronjob smoking on 
        + Reenabled and fixed debugging line directives in pmc2c, ops2c not yet 
[GH #641]
    - Tools
        + Improved nci_thunk_gen (v0.02): handle void sig, add declaration
        + Fixed nci examples
    - Documentation
        + Re-added docs/ops, the generated ops summary and docs/packfile-c.pod
        + Improved pdd10_embedding
        + Document exceptions and error messages
    - Tests
        + Added t/library/lib_search_path.t

2012-12-18    release 4.11.0
    - Core
        + Parrot now supports fast and lightweight OS threads, based on Nat 
          initial GSoC work on green threads and then Stefan Seifert's extension
          to true parallel OS threads as hybrid threads.
        + New parrot cmdline option --numthreads
        + Export new dynpmc_class_<ClassName> types [GH #870].
        + Changed core_ops library format and ops2c to contain the PBC_COMPAT 
          not the parrot version triple. Removed the duplicate 
          cpp definition in include/parrot/oplib/core_ops.h, use only
          PARROT_CORE_OPLIB_INIT from config.h
        + Store PBC_MAJOR and PBC_MINOR in the config hash, stored by 
        + Added getprotobyname method to the Socket PMC
    - Documentation
        + Marked unused API parameters
        + Install man pages for all binaries
    - Languages
        + nqp-rx tests updated from perl6/nqp-rx.git, and enabled to run on 
make test
    - Platforms
        + More compilation fixes on Windows without working mt.exe or 
          enable smoking without git binary.
    - Tools
        + Re-enabled pbc_dump -h --header-only
        + Improved pmc2c, added more UNUSED(arg) macros [GH #836]. Parrot is 
now almost
          -Wunused-parameters safe.
    - Tests
        + failing Pod::Simple pod_todo.t tests are now skipped
        + added nqp-rx tests
        + removed duplicate ext/nqp-rx/t/p6regex tests
        + rewrote and enabled native_pbc tests [GH #394],
          renamed native_pbc testfiles

2012-11-21    release 4.10.0
    - Core
        + Add PMCNULL check to result_info op
        + Fixed record separator bug on io handles
    - Build
        + Add -fpermissive so that nqp builds under gcc 4.7.2
        + Fixed warnings for old ICU 4.4
    - Platforms
        + More VMS fixes, but not yet done
    - Branches
        + The threads branch is ready to be merged, but nqp needs some changes,
          so it will be merged with 4.11.0.
    - Examples
        + Parrot mini-web server fixes

2012-10-16    release 4.9.0
    - Core
        + Keep encoding information in the imcc optimizer, which fixes the
          concat op but probably many more cases with non-ascii encoded
          constant strings. [GH #837]
        + Fixed ByteBuffer set_string_native, which became out of sync with
          two internal buffers. [GH #835]
        + Preload Configure steps when called with perl -d [GH 
        + Strip unneeded config keys from installed config hash. Saves 6360
          bytes from every installed executable. [GH #824]
        + Parrot_get_cpu_type returns now "unknown" for all unknown cpu types.
          On non-windows it returned before 4.9.0 a null string. [GH #846]
        + Fixed src/hash.c for platforms where size_t is unsigned (e.g. vms) 
[GH #854]
    - Build
        + Improved warnings for clang. [GH #843]
        + Cleaned wrong UNUSED(arg) macros in all pmc's due to an improved
          pmc2c compiler, which SHIMs all UNUSED args. [GH #836]
        + Added clang++ support and a new auto::alignof Configure step. [GH 
        + Fixed auto::inline for C++ compilers
        + Improved auto::llvm
    - Branches
        + The threads branch is almost ready to be merged. Some remaining races
          have been fixed. There are only some remaining platforms errors on
    - Libraries
        + Fixed Mime::Base64: Split long lines at 76 chars. [GH #826]
          Support multi-byte codepoints. Use binary encoding,
          encoded files are now endian specific [GH #813 + #814],
          Added 2nd optional encoding arg to decode_base64().
    - Documentation
        + Cleaned up removed parrot cmdline options -D/-O/-v from --help output 
          running.pod [GH #838]
    - Tools
        + Improved gdb pretty-printing for multi-byte strings

To generate a diff of this commit:
cvs rdiff -u -r1.72 -r1.73 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/Makefile
cvs rdiff -u -r1.33 -r1.34 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/PLIST
cvs rdiff -u -r1.1 -r1.2 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/PLIST.Darwin \
cvs rdiff -u -r1.14 -r1.15 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/
cvs rdiff -u -r1.54 -r1.55 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/distinfo
cvs rdiff -u -r0 -r1.1 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/
cvs rdiff -u -r0 -r1.6 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/patches/patch-aa
cvs rdiff -u -r1.6 -r1.7 pkgsrc/lang/parrot/patches/patch-ad

Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
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