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     ** the restarts for recovering from input and output encoding
        errors only appear when there is in fact such an error to
+  * increased the maximimum compact environment size to allow
+    purify on images with large amounts of functions. (thanks to Cyrus Harmon)
+  * improvements to the x86-64 disassembler. (thanks to Lutz Euler)
   * fixed some bugs revealed by Paul Dietz' test suite:
     ** MISC.549 and similar: late transformation of unsafe type
        assertions into derived types caused unexpected code