Re: [scala-announce] Re: Scala 2.7.3 RC1
Antonio Cunei <scala_ml <at> cunei.com>
2008-12-23 15:25:55 GMT
I cannot reproduce the problem, Eclipse is offering me a normal upgrade to
You should make sure that in your list of update sites you only include the
stable plugin update site, and not the nightly (unsupported) site. That is,
you should have the following in your list:
but *NOT* the following:
If you see this second update site in your list, please remove it (using
the "Manage sites" button) and refresh the list. You should then be offered
an upgrade to 2.7.3.RC1.
Please let me know if you encounter further difficulties.
Antonio Cunei wrote:
> No, this is incorrect. I will look into that immediately.
> Carsten Saager wrote:
>> I tried to Update the 2.7.2-final plugin via Eclipse and it offered me a
>> revision with a version of 2.8.0 - is this the correct plugin version
>> or is
>> there a dedicated update-site for the 2.7.3 branch?
>> On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 2:43 PM, Antonio Cunei <scala_ml <at> cunei.com>
>>> Just in time for Christmas, here is the first release candidate of our
>>> new Scala distribution: Scala 2.7.3 RC1. This new version is mainly
>>> intended as a maintenance release: it fixes a number of bugs and
>>> improves on various aspects of the existing code. There are no new
>>> features, however; they are being added instead to a new development
>>> branch, currently in its early stages, that will become the next major
>>> Scala release sometime next year. If no particular problems are found
>>> with this first release candidate, a final Scala 2.7.3 release should
>>> follow in a few weeks.
>>> You can download Scala 2.7.3.RC1, as usual, from our Download Page:
>>> http://www.scala-lang.org/downloads. An updated Scala plugin for
>>> Eclipse is also available (see http://www.scala-lang.org/node/94).
>>> -------- WHAT IS NEW? -------------------------------------------------
>>> There are no new features, as this is essentially a maintenance release;
>>> however, many bug fixes and other improvements are available in this
>>> version, including:
>>> * fixes for bugs #1460, #1467, #1461, #1464, #1454,
>>> #1382, #1374, #1402, #1379, #1375, #1241, #1263,
>>> #1235, #547, #1404, #1390, #1329, #1329, #1367,
>>> #1323, #1306, #1294, #1249, #508, #1206, #1267,
>>> #1289, #1271, #998, #1232, #1167, #1315, #820,
>>> #1083, #1257, #1264, #1358, #1514, #1541
>>> * fixed IntMap and LongMap.getOrElse
>>> * several optimisation fixes (dead-code elimination)
>>> * scaladoc fixes
>>> * deepToString fixes
>>> * fixed Queue.enqueue
>>> * ScalaSwing fixes and improvements
>>> * optimisation to Range.foreach (#1297)
>>> * fixed EOF problem with RegexParsers.phrase
>>> * fixed a problem with files vs. URLs on Windows.
>>> * fixed problem with partest-created compilers not finding
>>> scala package.
>>> * fix for testing.Show on .NET
>>> * fixes for Windows platform
>>> * fixed bug where fsc sometimes fails to start
>>> * fix memory leak in handling GC of actors
>>> * remove race condition when linking/unlinking actors
>>> * thread pool in actor runtime now uses Thread.getState()
>>> instead of timestamps on JVM 1.5, yielding substantial
>>> performance improvements
>>> * improve actor scheduling on JVM 1.4
>>> * fixes to BigDecimal
>>> * improvements to JVM 1.4 support