the `external-format' argument to `open' is ignored when simple-streams
have been loaded. It should at least be passed through to fd-streams.
the following trivial patch adds an explicit optimization quality
`compute-debug-fun', so that users can collect code location information
without suffering from other pessimizations a high `debug' setting would
here is a new version of the contrib for inline (signed-byte 64)
arithmetic on x86. This version does not require any fishy renaming of
Attached the remaining patch to the compiler. The actual contrib is