Changes between Version 55 and Version 61 of Ticket #22626


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Timestamp:
05/14/18 11:17:35 (3 years ago)
Author:
slelievre
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GAP 4.9.1 was released in May 2018.

This is the first stable release of GAP 4.9 (GAP 4.9.0 was a beta for GAP 4.9).

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  • Ticket #22626

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  • Ticket #22626 – Description

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    1 GAP 4.9 will come with a completely rewritten build system that will
    2 simplify our packaging. In fact, it may well enable Sage to use a vanilla GAP installation as provided by the distribution. It will also enable building GAP as a library, so that we can get rid of our separate libgap package.
     1GAP 4.9 comes with a completely rewritten build system that will simplify
     2our packaging. In fact, it may well enable Sage to use a vanilla GAP
     3installation as provided by the distribution.
     4
     5The GAP team will not provide libGAP with GAP 4.9, but only with GAP 4.10.
    36
    47The branch attached to this ticket updates Sage to run on top of
    58[[https://github.com/markuspf/gap/tree/hpc-merge-libgap|a branch of GAP]]
    6 by Markus Pfeiffer that adds libgap compilation and [[https://github.com/gap-system/gap/pull/1205|will be merged]] soon in the devel version of GAP.
     9by Markus Pfeiffer that adds libgap compilation and
     10[[https://github.com/gap-system/gap/pull/1205|might be merged]]
     11soon in the devel version of GAP.
    712
    8 See https://github.com/markuspf/gap/issues/2 for the few sticking points that could prevent using a vanilla GAP from the distribution (please edit further if you think about more of them).
     13See https://github.com/markuspf/gap/issues/2 for the few sticking points
     14that could prevent using a vanilla GAP from the distribution (please edit
     15further if you think about more of them).
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    1017What the branch does:
     
    151158This should be fixed once GAP's gap binary is built on top of libgap.
    152159See: https://github.com/markuspf/gap/issues/1.
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     161Note:
     162
     163- [[https://mail.gap-system.org/pipermail/forum/2018/005741.html|GAP 4.9.1 was released]] in May 2018.
     164  This is the first stable release of GAP 4.9 (GAP 4.9.0 was a beta for GAP 4.9).