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Date: -- (:)
From: Damien Doligez <damien.doligez@i...>
Subject: OCaml version 3.11.1+rc0
Dear OCaml users,

It is our pleasure to announce that release 3.11.1 is imminent.  We have
uploaded a release candidate at this address:

< http://caml.inria.fr/pub/distrib/ocaml-3.11/ocaml-3.11.1+rc0.tar.gz >

See the list of changes below.


We need you to test this on as many system types as possible.  Please
report success or failure to <damien.doligez@inria.fr> as usual.

-- Damien


Objective Caml 3.11.1:
----------------------

Bug fixes:
- PR#4095: ocamldebug: strange behaviour of control-C
- PR#4403: ocamldebug: improved handling of packed modules
- PR#4650: Str.regexp_case_fold mis-handling complemented character  
sets [^a]
- PR#4660: Scanf.format_from_string: handling of double quote
- PR#4666: Unix.exec* failure in multithread programs under MacOS X  
and FreeBSD
- PR#4667: debugger out of sync with dynlink changes
- PR#4678: random "out of memory" error with systhreads
- PR#4690: issue with dynamic loading under MacOS 10.5
- PR#4692: wrong error message with options -i and -pack passed to  
ocamlc
- PR#4699: in otherlibs/dbm, fixed construction of dlldbm.so.
- PR#4704: error in caml_modify_generational_global_root()
- PR#4708: (ocamldoc) improved printing of infix identifiers such as  
"lor".
- PR#4722: typo in configure script
- PR#4729: documented the fact that PF_INET6 is not available on all  
platforms
- PR#4730: incorrect typing involving abbreviation "type 'a t = 'a"
- PR#4731: incorrect quoting of arguments passed to the assembler on  
x86-64
- PR#4735: Unix.LargeFile.fstat cannot report size over 32bits on Win32
- PR#4740: guard against possible processor error in
            {Int32,Int64,Nativeint}.{div,rem}
- PR#4745: type inference wrongly produced non-generalizable type  
variables.
- PR#4749: better pipe size for win32unix
- PR#4756: printf: no error reported for wrong format '%_s'
- PR#4758: scanf: handling of \<newline> by format '%S'
- PR#4766: incorrect simplification of some type abbreviations.
- PR#4768: printf: %F does not respect width and precision  
specifications
- PR#4769: Format.bprintf fails to flush
- PR#4775: compiler crash on crazy types (temporary fix)
- PR#4776: bad interaction between exceptions and classes
- PR#4780: labltk build problem under Windows.
- PR#4790: under Windows, map ERROR_NO_DATA Win32 error to EPIPE Unix  
error.
- PR#4792: bug in Big_int.big_int_of_int64 on 32-bit platforms.
- Module Parsing: improved computation of locations when an ocamlyacc  
rule
                   starts with an empty nonterminal
- Type-checker: fixed wrong variance computation for private types
- x86-32 code generator, MSVC port: wrong "fld" instruction generated.
- ocamlbuild: incorrectly using the compile-time value of $OCAMLLIB
- Makefile problem when configured with -no-shared-libs
- ocamldoc: use dynamic loading in native code

Other changes:
- Improved wording of various error messages
   (contributed by Jonathan Davies, Citrix).
- Support for 64-bit mode in Solaris/x86 (PR#4670).