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From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ANN: ocamlnet-3.0.0
Hi,

unfortunately there were two bugs in this version (one build bug, one
serious race condition), both fixed in 3.0.1 (available from the same
place).

Also, I wrote an/another article about the changes in Ocamlnet 3:

http://blog.camlcity.org/blog/ocamlnet3_release.html

Hope you like it.

Gerd

Am Dienstag, den 31.08.2010, 18:58 +0200 schrieb Gerd Stolpmann:
> Hi list,
> 
> I'm very proud to announce Ocamlnet 3.0.0, a completely overhauled
> version of Ocamlnet.
> 
> List of major changes:
> 
>       * Port to Win32 (as outlined in the blog article
>         http://blog.camlcity.org/blog/ocamlnet3_win32.html)
>       * The new Rpc_proxy layer (as described in
>         http://blog.camlcity.org/blog/ocamlnet3_ha.html)
>       * Extensions of Netplex (Netplex_sharedvar etc.)
>       * New implementation of the Shell library for starting
>         subprocesses 
>       * Uniform debugging with Netlog.Debug 
>       * Exception printers (Netexn) 
>       * Coordination of signal handling in Netsys_signal
>       * New foundation for Unixqueue via pollsets
>       * Extended Unixqueue engines (e.g. Uq_io)
>       * More system calls in netsys
>       * Camlboxes as an efficient way of message passing between processes
>       * The netcgi1 library has been dropped in favor of netcgi2
> 
> There are also a lot of minor changes. Some of the changes are
> incompatible with code written for Ocamlnet 2, but experience shows that
> this rarely creates problems.
> 
> Download: http://download.camlcity.org/download/ocamlnet-3.0.0.tar.gz
> 
> Manual: http://projects.camlcity.org/projects/dl/ocamlnet-3.0.0/doc/html-main/index.html
> 
> Please report problems to gerd@gerd-stolpmann.de
> 
> GODI users: For the still inofficial 3.12 release of GODI ocamlnet-3.0.0
> will be the regular version of Ocamlnet. For the 3.11 release it is
> planned to stick to ocamlnet-2.2.9, and to offer an optional upgrade to
> ocamlnet-3.0.0. (See separate message in godi-list.)
> 
> Gerd


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