[MLton] new release of MLton

Stephen Weeks MLton@mlton.org
Wed, 10 Nov 2004 08:06:47 -0800

We are pleased to announce a new release of MLton, the whole-program
optimizing compiler for Standard ML, available at http://mlton.org/.
MLton version 20041109 is the first public release since 20040227.
The major improvements are:

   + New platforms:
    o x86: FreeBSD 5.x, OpenBSD
    o PowerPC: Darwin (MacOSX)
   + Support for MLBasis files, a new mechanism supporting programming
     in the very large, separate delivery of library sources, and more. 
   + Support for dynamic libraries.
   + Support for Concurrent ML (CML).
   + New structures: Int2, Int3, ..., Int31 and Word2, Word3, ..., Word31.
   + A new form of profiling, -profile count, which can be used to
     test code coverage. 
   + A bytecode generator.
   + Data representation improvements.

For more information, go to the MLton home page. 



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