|| ||Stephen Weeks <sweeks-AT-sweeks.com>|
|| ||new release of the MLton Standard ML compiler|
|| ||Wed, 10 Nov 2004 08:09:08 -0800|
We are pleased to announce a new release of MLton, the whole-program
optimizing compiler for Standard ML, available at http://mlton.org/.
MLton version 20041109 is the first public release since 20040227.
The major improvements are:
+ New platforms:
o x86: FreeBSD 5.x, OpenBSD
o PowerPC: Darwin (MacOSX)
+ Support for MLBasis files, a new mechanism supporting programming
in the very large, separate delivery of library sources, and more.
+ Support for dynamic libraries.
+ Support for Concurrent ML (CML).
+ New structures: Int2, Int3, ..., Int31 and Word2, Word3, ..., Word31.
+ A new form of profiling, -profile count, which can be used to
test code coverage.
+ A bytecode generator.
+ Data representation improvements.
For more information, go to the MLton home page.
-- The MLton Team
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