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Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 12:45:18 -0700
From: Adam Fedor <fedor@doc.com>
To: GNUstep Info <info-gnustep-just1@gnu.org>
Subject: GNUstep weekly update

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Week ending 18 March 2001

gnustep-base (Foundation)

NSThread - Fixes for thread exit problems where objects in autorelease pools created
new objects in thread dictionary while being deallocated.
NSString - path handling fixes for windows (MINGW).  Rationalise characterset enumerated
types and include all ISO-8859 sets and UTF7
Building - EXEEXT fixes for windows.
Installation - improve directory creation code.
Tools - tidy inclusion of header files.

gnustep-gui (GUI frontend library)

Building - Use local make_services rather than installed version.

gnustep-xgps (GUI backend library)

Building - Don't create directories that already exist.
Configuring - use WITH_WRASTER for graphics library.

gnustep-make (Makefiles package)

Lots of performance improvement ... dramatically reduce build times.
Use make_services in current build rather than installed version if possible.
Various dependency fixes and bugfixes.
Improve code to set up symbolic link from 'obj' to the directory containing binaries.
Configure code improved to test for windows.
general tidyup and removal of obsolete code.

gsweb (Web Objects compatible library)

Many updates to improve compatibility by permitting WO names.