GNU CLISP 2.32 release

CLISP 2.32 has is now released. NEWS appended.
Due to the mess on gnu.org and cons.org,
CLISP is available from the SF download page only.

2.32 (2003-12-29)

User visible changes
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* WRITE-BYTE-SEQUENCE now accepts :NO-HANG keyword argument.
Thanks to Don Cohen <don-sourceforge@isis.cs3-inc.com>.

* Support files larger than 2 GB or 4 GB on platforms with LFS
(Large File Support).

* New module berkeley-db interfaces to
<http://www.sleepycat.com/docs/api_c/dbt_class.html>
and allows working the Berkeley DB databases.
See <http://clisp.cons.org/impnotes.html#berkeley-db> for details.

* New module pcre interfaces to <http://www.pcre.org/> and
makes Perl Compatible Regular Expressions available in CLISP.
See <http://clisp.cons.org/impnotes.html#pcre> for details.

* Module syscalls now exports function POSIX:STAT-VFS.
See <http://clisp.cons.org/impnotes.html#syscalls> for details.

* When the system C library provides a wildcard (fnmatch) implementation,
it is used instead of the GNU wildcard distributed with CLISP
when the CLISP wildcard module is built.

* Prompt is now fully customizable by the user.
CUSTOM:*PROMPT* is replaced with 5 variables.
See <http://clisp.cons.org/impnotes.html#prompt> for details.

* Readline is now used properly on Cygwin/X11.

* Command line interface: the initial verbosity level is controlled
by the pair of mutually canceling options -q/-v.
See <http://clisp.cons.org/clisp.html#opt-verbose> for details.

Posted by Sam Steingold 2003-12-31