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2003-04-28

2003-04-28 01:08:52 by Martin Stjernholm <mast@lysator.liu.se>

A couple more notes.

Rev: CHANGES:1.56

11:      o The automatic garbage collection strategy is configurable    The garbage collector can be configured to take both the amount of -  garbage and the cpu time spent in the gc into account. See the -  function Pike.gc_parameters. +  garbage and the cpu time spent in the gc into account. Automatic +  gc runs can also be disabled in critical regions. See the function +  Pike.gc_parameters.    -  + o sort() is stable +  Unlike previous releases, sort() will keep the original order +  between elements that are equal. This was not implemented as a +  separate function since it could be done with virtually no extra +  overhead.    -  +    Language additions:   -------------------   
32:   --------------      o Instantiation and destruction of pike-classes is now significantly faster. + o Handling of bignums has been optimized, especially conversion +  to/from normal integers.         Compatibility changes: