The Open Object Rexx Project is happy to announce a release candidate for
oRexx 4.2.0. The installation packages are available on SourceForge at:
A small number of bugs were discovered in the first release candidate.
These have been fixed. All the installation packages have been rebuilt to
produce a send release candidate.
ooRexx 4.2.0 is an enhancement and bug fix release. The first new feature
release in some time. There are a large number of new feature requests
that have been implemented in this release. In addition, many reported
bugs have been fixed. Please read the CHANGES document for a list of the
bug tracker items fixed and the feature request tracker items that have
Testing by the users of ooRexx has definitely contributed to producing a
better 4.2.0 release. Continued testing of the release candidate will help
ensure that 4.2.0 is a great release. The second release candidate may be
your last chance to test that your ooRexx programs work well with the new
version of ooRexx.
Please test the second release candidate and report any issues uncovered on
the SourceForge bug tracker at:
All users of ooRexx are strongly urged to, at a minimum, run the Rexx
programs they use under the release candidate code. All testing done by
users of ooRexx is highly appreciated and of great help. This testing is
one way for ooRexx users to contribute back to the project.
The ooRexx Project Team