Version 0.19.6 released
13 May 2019 The Nim Team
The Nim team is happy to announce that the latest release of Nim, version 0.19.6, is now available. Nim is a systems programming language that focuses on performance, portability and expressiveness.
This is the third bugfix release of version 0.19. There are no breaking changes. The most important bugfixes are:
- Boolean logic at compile time is now correct.
- Bitwise operations on signed integers in VM are fixed.
- Fixed object self-assignment order of evaluation.
- Compiler no longer crashes with generic types and static generic parameters.
- Fixed raising generic exceptions.
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- Fixed “32 bit signed xor broken on VM” (#10482)
- Fixed “SetMaxPoolSize not heeded” (#10584)
- Fixed “uint inplace add in if branch is omitted when compiled to JS” (#10697)
- Fixed “Booleans Work Wrong in Compile-time” (#10886)
- Fixed “Bug in setTerminate()” (#10765)
- Fixed “Cannot raise generic exception” (#7845)
- Fixed “Nim string definition conflicts with other C/C++ instances” (#10907)
- Fixed “std/json fails to escape most non-printables, breaking generation and parsing” (#10541)
- Fixed “object self-assignment order-of-evaluation broken” (#9844)
- Fixed “Compiler crash with generic types and static generic parameters” (#7569)