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[Chicken-users] CHICKEN 5.0.0 release candidate 4 available

From: Peter Bex
Subject: [Chicken-users] CHICKEN 5.0.0 release candidate 4 available
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 18:14:31 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

Hello all,

The fourth release candidate for CHICKEN 5.0.0 is now available for

The sha256sum of that tarball is:


The list of changes since 4.13.0 is available here (which is the
same as that of 5.0.0rc3):

This release candidate fixes a handful of issues with chicken-install
and chicken-do.  For an overview of fixed tickets since 5.0.0rc3, see
the Trac page:

Given that there were only a few issues found in rc3, it's likely that
this will be the last release candidate so we can make an official
release soon!

To help speed up the release, please also help test this new release
candidate and report your findings to the mailing list.  Here's a
suggested test procedure:

  $ make PLATFORM=<platform> PREFIX=<directory> install check
  $ <directory>/bin/chicken-install -test awful

If you can, please let us know the following information about the
environment on which you test the RC:

  Operating system: (e.g., FreeBSD 10.1, Debian 8, Windows 7 mingw-msys)
  Hardware platform: (e.g., x86, x86-64, PPC)
  C Compiler: (e.g., GCC 4.9.2, clang 3.6)
  Installation works?: yes or no
  Tests work?: yes or no
  Installation of eggs works?: yes or no

Thanks in advance!


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