Ravenbrook / Projects / Memory Pool System

Memory Pool System Project

Product Releases

Richard Brooksby, Ravenbrook Limited, 2002-06-17

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

Release Date
Overview Issues
1.117.0 2018-07-30
Fork-safety on Unix platforms. Release notes. Known
1.116.0 2016-09-14
Automatic measurement of generation mortality. Support for postmortem debugging. Release notes. Known
1.115.0 2016-04-07
Client control over pause times. Flexible scanning of tagged references. New platform fri6ll. Release notes. Known
1.114.0 2014-07-07
Improvements to performance, tunability, flexibility and robustness. Release notes. Known
1.113.0 2014-03-19
Improved interface to generation chains. Release notes. Known
1.112.0 2014-01-13
New platform lii6ll. /LARGEADDRESSAWARE on Windows. Threads on OS X. Release notes. Known
1.111.0 2013-05-08
First release with full documentation. New tools for analysing MPS logs using SQLite. Known
1.110.0 2012-09-14
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.
exp-175969 2011-08-29
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
Experimental binary release for Configura. Incremental objects 0.3.
exp-173308 2010-12-23
Experimental binary release for Configura.
exp-173228 2010-12-16
Experimental binary release for Configura. Incremental objects 0.2.
exp-173030 2010-11-30
Experimental binary release for Configura. Transform objects 0.1.
exp-171613 2010-07-29
Experimental binary release for Configura. Diagnostic improvements on 171553.
exp-171553 2010-07-23
Experimental binary release for Configura. Generational diagnostics.
exp-170513 2010-04-29
Experimental binary release for Configura. MPS-shark 1.1.
exp-170504 2010-04-29
Experimental binary release for Configura.
1.109.1 2010-03-23
Binary release to Configura. Simple-chunk-return. Known
1.109.0 2010-03-05
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
exp-169863 2010-02-26
Experimental binary release for Configura. Incremental object.
exp-169819 2010-02-12
Experimental binary release for Configura. Collection workrate.
1.108.2 2008-05-01
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
exp-163759 2008-01-11
Experimental binary release for Configura.
1.108.1 2007-12-21
Binary release to Configura. If unable to extend arena by desired amount, try smaller extension. Known
exp-163669 2007-12-21
Experimental binary release for Configura.
1.108.0 2007-07-06
Less-delayed finalization. Fix incorrect assert when memory is low. More Mac OS X functionality. Build on Linux and FreeBSD 5.5. Known
1.107.0 2006-12-13
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
1.106.2 2006-04-11
Open source release: fix build failures and add "hello-world" example code; no functional changes to MPS implementation code. Known
1.106.1 2006-02-01
Open source release (to incorporate work from 1.102.0 to 1.106.0). Known
1.106.0 2005-09-30
Binary release to Configura (split asserts). Known
1.105.0 2005-02-16
Binary release to Configura (DLL). Known
1.104.0 2003-11-19
Binary release to Configura. Known
1.103.0 2003-11-14
Binary release to Configura. Known
1.102.0 2003-11-05
Binary release to Configura. Known
1.101.0 2003-07-31
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
1.100.1 2002-06-21
Second open source release for ISMM 2002, fixing some problems with recently-integrated sources. Known
1.100.0 2002-06-18
First open source release for ISMM 2002. Known

A. References

[RB 1999-05-20] "Product Quality through Change Management"; Richard Brooksby; Geodesic Systems; 1999-05-20; <URL: https://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.

C. Copyright and License

Copyright © 2002-2014 Ravenbrook Limited. All rights reserved. This is an open source license. Contact Ravenbrook for commercial licensing options.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  3. Redistributions in any form must be accompanied by information on how to obtain complete source code for the this software and any accompanying software that uses this software. The source code must either be included in the distribution or be available for no more than the cost of distribution plus a nominal fee, and must be freely redistributable under reasonable conditions. For an executable file, complete source code means the source code for all modules it contains. It does not include source code for modules or files that typically accompany the major components of the operating system on which the executable file runs.

This software is provided by the copyright holders and contributors "as is" and any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, are disclaimed. In no event shall the copyright holders and contributors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this software, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.

$Id: //info.ravenbrook.com/project/mps/release/index.html#42 $

Ravenbrook / Projects / Memory Pool System / Master Product Sources