In unicode decode mode, characters outside the BMP are now encoded as UTF-8 encoded UTF-16. This works around that MySQL/MariaDB don't allow characters outside the BMP in utf8 strings (and instead require the character set to be declared as utf8mb4, which has quite a few side effects). Bug fixes ---------
- Fixed loss of Pike_interpreter_pointer (race, --with-debug only).
The Pike_interpreter_pointer must not be altered by threads not
holding the interpreter lock...
o Calendar - Updated tzdata to 2018e. o Compiler - The machine code generator for ppc64 now generates correct code under ABI v2 (ppc64le) - Fixed an incompatibility between the machine code generator on