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[ANN] CHICKEN 5.3.0 release candidate 2 available

From: Peter Bex
Subject: [ANN] CHICKEN 5.3.0 release candidate 2 available
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 13:47:28 +0200

Hello all,

The second release candidate for CHICKEN 5.3.0 is now available for

The sha256sum of that tarball is:


The list of changes since 5.2.0 and 5.3.0rc1 is available here:

This release candidate fixes two issues: The srfi-17 module had an
incomplete export list, and an issue was found with Windows where
the chicken-install -update-db process would hang.

Please give this new release candidate a try and report your findings
to the mailing list.  Here's a suggested test procedure:

  $ make PREFIX=<directory> install check
  $ <directory>/bin/chicken-install pastiche

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

  Operating system: (e.g., FreeBSD 12.0, Debian 9, Windows 10 mingw-msys under 
  Hardware platform: (e.g., x86, x86-64, PPC)
  C Compiler: (e.g., GCC 6.4.0, clang 5.0.0)
  Installation works?: yes or no
  Tests work?: yes or no
  Installation of eggs works?: yes or no

Thanks in advance!


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