Product Releases

1. Introduction

This document lists the product releases for the Memory Pool System project. (See [RB 1999-05-20, 8] for a discussion of master sources, versions, and releases.)

This document will be updated as new releases are created.

The readership of this document is anyone interested in the project.

This document is not confidential.

2. Releases

  • To download a release, click the link in the first column (eg. "1.108.1").
  • To see the reported defects in each release (including defects found after the release was made), click the "Known issues" links.
  • To see what is new in each release, click the link in the first column (eg. "1.108.1"), open the "readme.txt" file, and read Section 2 ("What's New").
  • To see more details of what is new in each release, click the "Fixed issues" links.
Release Date
Origin
Overview Issues
1.116.0 2016-09-14
version/1.116/...@192394
Automatic measurement of generation mortality. Support for postmortem debugging. Release notes. Known
Fixed
1.115.0 2016-04-07
version/1.115/...@190728
Client control over pause times. Flexible scanning of tagged references. New platform fri6ll. Release notes. Known
Fixed
1.114.0 2014-07-07
version/1.114/...@186841
Improvements to performance, tunability, flexibility and robustness. Release notes. Known
Fixed
1.113.0 2014-03-19
version/1.113/...@184858
Improved interface to generation chains. Release notes. Known
Fixed
1.112.0 2014-01-13
version/1.112/...@183970
New platform lii6ll. /LARGEADDRESSAWARE on Windows. Threads on OS X. Release notes. Known
Fixed
1.111.0 2013-05-08
version/1.111/...@181626
First release with full documentation. New tools for analysing MPS logs using SQLite. Known
Fixed
1.110.0 2012-09-14
version/1.110/...@179480
Major release:
  • 64-bit is here!
  • Major updates to support modern versions of Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD; dropped support for other operating systems.
  • Major updates to support 64-bit variants of all platforms.
  • Redesign of MPS build bringing significant performance improvements using global optimisation.
  • Redesign of MPS integration allowing source-level mixing and optimisation with client code.
  • Update to telemetry system allowing in-core logging and backtraces of recent events.
  • Improved compaction of virtual memory usage at the end of collection cycles.
  • Simple GNU autoconf support.
  • Improved initial experience: readme, build notes, etc.
Known
Fixed
exp-175969 2011-08-29
branch/2010-11-06/transform/...@175969
Experimental binary release for Configura. Built under NT6.1 and SDK version 7.1 but otherwise intended to be functionally identical to exp-173355.
exp-173355 2010-12-31
branch/2010-11-06/transform/...@173355
Experimental binary release for Configura. Incremental objects 0.3.
exp-173308 2010-12-23
branch/2010-11-06/transform/...@173308
Experimental binary release for Configura.
exp-173228 2010-12-16
branch/2010-11-06/transform/...@173228
Experimental binary release for Configura. Incremental objects 0.2.
exp-173030 2010-11-30
branch/2010-11-06/transform/...@173030
Experimental binary release for Configura. Transform objects 0.1.
exp-171613 2010-07-29
branch/2010-03-11/vmem/...@171613
Experimental binary release for Configura. Diagnostic improvements on 171553.
exp-171553 2010-07-23
branch/2010-03-11/vmem/...@171553
Experimental binary release for Configura. Generational diagnostics.
exp-170513 2010-04-29
branch/2010-03-11/vmem/...@170513
Experimental binary release for Configura. MPS-shark 1.1.
exp-170504 2010-04-29
branch/2010-03-11/vmem/...@170504
Experimental binary release for Configura.
1.109.1 2010-03-23
version/1.109/...@170105
Binary release to Configura. Simple-chunk-return. Known
Fixed
1.109.0 2010-03-05
version/1.109/...@169942
Binary release to Configura. Messages: add mps_message_clock (job001969); fix mps_message_gc_start lifecycle (job001570). AMC LSP. mps_addr_pool and mps_addr_fmt. Buildable with VC9.0. mps-fns.def (w3gen.def) file allows symbol re-export, so DLLs can call MPS. Known
Fixed
exp-169863 2010-02-26
branch/2009-03-31/padding/...@169863
Experimental binary release for Configura. Incremental object.
exp-169819 2010-02-12
branch/2009-03-31/padding/...@169819
Experimental binary release for Configura. Collection workrate.
1.108.2 2008-05-01
version/1.108/...@164907
Binary release to Configura. If unable to extend arena by desired amount: more fine-grained search; mps_arena_vm_growth specifies desired & minimum increment. Fix auto_header nailboard leak. Fix AMC nailed seg temporary retention when freeable. Known
Fixed
exp-163759 2008-01-11
branch/2007-12-19/vmarenagrow/...@163759
Experimental binary release for Configura.
1.108.1 2007-12-21
version/1.108/...@163681
Binary release to Configura. If unable to extend arena by desired amount, try smaller extension. Known
Fixed
exp-163669 2007-12-21
branch/2007-12-19/vmarenagrow/...@163669
Experimental binary release for Configura.
1.108.0 2007-07-06
version/1.108/...@162813
Less-delayed finalization. Fix incorrect assert when memory is low. More Mac OS X functionality. Build on Linux and FreeBSD 5.5. Known
Fixed
1.107.0 2006-12-13
version/1.107/...@161223
Binary release to Configura. Post message when a garbage collection starts, saying why. Hot varieties (hi, he) have AVERs, don't gather stats. Fix arena walk when LO pool is present (job001455). Mac OS X Intel build. Known
Fixed
1.106.2 2006-04-11
version/1.106/...@158101
Open source release: fix build failures and add "hello-world" example code; no functional changes to MPS implementation code. Known
Fixed
1.106.1 2006-02-01
version/1.106/...@157000
Open source release (to incorporate work from 1.102.0 to 1.106.0). Known
Fixed
1.106.0 2005-09-30
version/1.106/...@155175
Binary release to Configura (split asserts). Known
Fixed
1.105.0 2005-02-16
version/1.105/...@144830
Binary release to Configura (DLL). Known
Fixed
1.104.0 2003-11-19
version/1.104/...@64985
Binary release to Configura. Known
Fixed
1.103.0 2003-11-14
version/1.103/...@64245
Binary release to Configura. Known
Fixed
1.102.0 2003-11-05
version/1.102/...@63088
Binary release to Configura. Known
Fixed
1.101.0 2003-07-31
version/1.101/...@52060
Fix mps_arena_has_addr for Configura (job000741). [DRJ 2004-11-09] says, “I made this release to Configura whilst at their offices and alas have not recorded proper details by mistake.” Known
Fixed
1.100.1 2002-06-21
version/1.100/...@30350
Second open source release for ISMM 2002, fixing some problems with recently-integrated sources. Known
Fixed
1.100.0 2002-06-18
version/1.100/...@30260
First open source release for ISMM 2002. Known
Fixed

A. References

[RB 1999-05-20] "Product Quality through Change Management"; Richard Brooksby; Geodesic Systems; 1999-05-20; <URL: http://www.ravenbrook.com/doc/1999/05/20/pqtcm/>.
[DRJ 2004-11-09] "MPS things todo"; David Jones; Ravenbrook Limited; 2004-11-09; <URL: https://info.ravenbrook.com/mail/2004/11/09/11-55-38/0/>.

B. Document History

2002-06-17 RB Created based on P4DTI document.
2002-06-21 NB Added release 1.100.1.
2004-03-05 DRJ Added release 1.102.0, release 1.103.0, release 1.104.0.
2005-09-30 RHSK Registered release 1.105.0; added release 1.106.0.
2006-02-16 RHSK Added release 1.106.1.
2006-03-30 RHSK User-friendly help for Fixed issues and Known issues (MPS-Kit readme.txt now links to here).
2006-04-04 RHSK Links to Known issues now sort by Priority (by default): critical defects at top of list.
2006-04-11 RHSK Added release 1.106.2; and add help text for how to download a release or read its readme.txt.
2006-12-13 RHSK Registered release 1.107.0.
2007-07-06 RHSK Registered release 1.108.0.
2008-01-07 RHSK Registered release 1.108.1.
2008-05-01 RHSK Registered release 1.108.2.
2010-03-05 RHSK Registered release 1.109.0.
2010-03-23 RHSK Registered release 1.109.1.
2011-08-17 PNJ
  1. Altered the document style.
  2. Added entries for recent releases made from task codelines. The release dates documented are the timestamp dates of the release ZIP files.
  3. Added brief release descriptions based on mail by RB on 2011-04-13. Added extra entries for 2010 releases mentioned in this mail that come from previously undocumented task codelines.
2011-08-29 PNJ Added an entry for release exp-175969.
2012-09-14 RB Released 1.110.0.
2013-05-08 RB Released 1.111.0.
2014-01-13 GDR Released 1.112.0.
2014-03-18 GDR Released 1.113.0.