--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -10,6 +10,9 @@
     produces an error.  (thanks to Vincent Arkesteijn)
   * bug fix: NAMESTRING on pathnames with :WILD components in their
     directories works correctly.  (thanks to Artem V. Andreev)
+  * fixed some bugs revealed by Paul Dietz' test suite:
+    ** the FORMATTER-generated functions for ~V[ conditionals require
+       the correct number of arguments.
 
 changes in sbcl-0.8.18 relative to sbcl-0.8.17:
   * new feature: reloading changed shared object files with