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[Guile-commits] 01/02: Update NEWS.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: [Guile-commits] 01/02: Update NEWS.
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 16:50:48 -0400 (EDT)

civodul pushed a commit to branch master
in repository guile.

commit 492717db95c69bd6ab26de33808ebcd5804d2a5e
Author: Ludovic Courtès <>
AuthorDate: Sun Jun 21 22:16:58 2020 +0200

    Update NEWS.
    * NEWS: Update.
 NEWS | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 591eb8b..c11e266 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -92,6 +92,13 @@ These replace the wonky "bit-set*!" procedure.
 Previously statprof would show strings like "anon #x1234" for primitives
 written in C.
+** Compiler reduces 'equal?' when passed a character literal
+The compiler now properly reduces expressions such as (equal? c #\x) to
+(eq? c #\x).  This was not the case in 3.0.2, which could lead to slower
+code, especially in 'match' expressions with many clauses with with
+character literals.
 ** JIT bugs on ARMv7 have been fixed

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