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Branch: CURRENT, Version: 2022.12, Package name: rakudo-2022.12, Maintainer: pkgsrc-users

Rakudo Perl 6, or simply Rakudo, is a compiler for the Perl 6 programming

Required to run:
[lang/nqp] [devel/MoarVM]

Required to build:

Master sites:

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   2022-12-06 14:31:49 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
(lang/rakudo) Updated 2022.06 to 2022.12

New in 2022.12:

+ Improvements:
    + Improve flow of calling set-env.sh from a script [57337212]
    + Make the "needle (elem) list" message more clear [958537b1]
    + Make X::TypeCheck::Assignment message better [05d60e21]
    + Simplify X::TypeCheck::Assignment for containers [1e30b43c]

+ Additions:
    + Allow for --no-foo as alternative to --/foo when
      %SUB-MAIN-OPTS<allow-no> is set [61617b12]
    + Allow for -j2 as an alternative to --j=2 when
      %SUB-MAIN-OPTS<numeric-suffix-as-value> [388924d6]
    + Allow for .skip(produce,skip,produce,skip,...) in 6.e [2a1ace84]
    + Introduce "nano" term in 6.e [10feda11][feb97323]
    + Add IO::Path.created returning the Instant a path was created [dbf035d8]
    + Introduce // as a definedness prefix operator in 6.e [d05f7eed]
    + Add method Any.snitch in 6.e [10066021]
    + Introduce Dateish.days-in-year method [3d181c89][4d43bbf9][67513cb8]
    + Add rotor-like capability to Str.comb in 6.e [84abeb52]
    + Make sure Type.are also works [983cf3ec]
    + Implement IO::Path.chown and chown() [1e02f566]

+ Efficiency:
    + Add a lot of uint candidates for a lot of ops [47f9b286]
    + Add proper support for uint comparisons [25c76aed]

+ Fixes:
    + Make List:D.iterator a multi so that List:U.iterator works [5ad2c0c6]
    + Add missing Allomorph.words method [59a34853]
    + Revert "Add CUR::Staging.candidates method" to fix issue with
      precompiling modules for packaging [9360c650][6937da17][454752e3]
    + Implement nominalizable transparency for definites [71de2232][c915b07c]
    + Make World's `is_type` method more reliable [13f7416c]
    + Don't blindly make a Version object for vN [7ddb90ce]
    + Add missing $obj? to Perl6::Metamodel::JavaHOW.archetypes [d059921b]
    + Fix role parameterization over generics [94f3028e]
    + Get job done well for coercive nominalizeables [9e18b391]
    + Make generics work with return type in signature [a3021944][47c35cab]
    + Make (1,2,3,4,1,2).QuantHash>>-- work [63d03eb8][d0ec99a8]
    + Report deprecated subs/methods that are hidden-from-backtrace [43a6575b]
    + Feeds require .append to work, not .push [29eadbb2]
    + Make feed error message more comprehensible [2070ceeb]
    + Fix module installation writing precomp files into the wrong precomp
      store [cc7193d0]
    + Fix NEXT / LEAVE phaser interaction on JVM [ce1af0fa]
    + Fix definite type parameterization [07164fec] [8a7d84c5]
    + Fix a regression introduced by new 'dispatch' path related to
      smartmatch [35b180b8]
    + Make sure that Array.raku doesn't die on a lazy iterator [2037ffba]
    + Make sure .elems don't mention the class [3859d6cb]
    + Fix smartmatch in EVAL regression [0a9e2014][2702b001]
    + Avoid loss in precision on FatRat .Str conversion [441e71a5]
    + Revert "Simplify setting up standard handles" to fix seemingly
      unrelated issue with IO::Notifications not working [64f552f3]

+ Removals:
    + Remove nqp::p6client* ops [126aa804]

+ Internal:
    + Tune Java in response to nqp's (de)serialization rewrite [018e549b]
    + Reuse $v-how instead of calling HOW again [191964c5]
    + Change internal API of RI:Snip [feb04dbe]
    + Move the iterator logic of Str.comb(N) to RI::Ngrams [e826dbdc][d12461b0]
    + Actions: Avoid repeated $<sym> eq 'S' [bc3b5824]

New in 2022.07:

+ Changes:
    + Re-imagine DateTime.new(Str) / Str.DateTime [aa462b41]
    + Make sort() a runtime error [0c9169dc]
    + Implement coercion via new-disp and re-consider return typechecking
      dispatcher [7774c331][4ab61720][efd610cb][b4a26fbe][3e45f709][6c3cb859]
    + Make Iterable.hyper|race take Any as a default for :batch and :degree

+ Additions:
    + Implement fallback support for MRO [1128d5cf][83197e34][9710a85e]
    + Add IO::Path inode, dev, and devtype methods [5c4970c5][599a6362]
    + Add sub version of .head / .skip / .tail [af31b1df]
    + Implement Haskell's "span" as "snip" in 6.e [16ccb573]

+ Removals:

+ Efficiency:
    + Add native sub versions for .elems and .end (up to 4x speedup) [4fedb6f0]
    + Make coercions up to 1.6x as fast [5a8aa66b]
    + Add candidates for sub substr(str,int,int) for up to 2.8x speedup

+ Fixes:
    + Fix cases where we try calling methods on BOOTCode [4130846b]
    + Make PostionalBindFailover.iterator die [dd7f3eb9]
    + Fix subclasses of .Date(Time) coercion [1a7b4b1b]
    + Revert relaxation of positional bind failover binding [bb944723]
    + Fix an LTA error message on passing Seq to a List parameter [db13e402]
    + Fix copy-pasto in error message for native unsigned ints [ffdeecd1]
    + Add missing private error handling method in Buf[32a40791]
    + Consider Positional/Associative type parameters in optional defaults
    + Fix a deep recursion issue in return typecheck dispatcher [9fa76ec6]
    + Fix a regression where coercing into a role didn't work [0e09a287]
    + Implement lazy 'handles' trait application for methods [6430d41d]
    + Get around a problem where a module duplicates method objects [324adc5a]
    + Fix lone "-" in MAIN handling with :named-anywhere [3d3966b0]
    + Add ACCEPTS method for DateTime [31779f47][621d69e0]
    + Fix some cases of coercion over containerized values [fbe3acd0]
    + Make code object based delegation 6.e feature [c6c8dfee]

+ Internal:
    + Micro-opt on CoercionHOW.typecheck [41e07ab9]
    + Make coercion more easily inlineable [eceea95c]
    + Simplify $has_varname setting [378a89e6]
    + Simplify native value / container check in binder [750487c6]
    + Further simplify native binding check [fc149e22]
    + Streamline native match check [a2f92b2b]
    + Ternearize lexpad binding of natives [f2546b44]
   2022-06-28 13:38:00 by Thomas Klausner | Files touched by this commit (3952)
Log message:
*: recursive bump for perl 5.36
   2022-06-08 14:46:36 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (4)
Log message:
(lang/rakudo) Updated 2022.03 to 2022.06

New in 2022.06:

+ Changes:
    + Allow optional : on LHS of signature binding declaration [20fd4f04]
    + Make &[max] and &[min] return RHS for ties [175e716f]
    + Make handles on attribute of type object more natural [1c04360d]
    + Allow openbsd to locate shared libraries by version [5abd57a8]
    + Allow :from<Raku> in identities [3051eefa]
    + Reconsider the way `$*PERL` is deprecated [10d73ada]
    + Allow setting ThreadPoolScheduler's max_threads to semi-infinite
      value [4e56f241] [b0ebb5e6] [febff8fb]

+ Additions:
    + Categorize exceptions thrown by role appliers [7a2f3b19][9155b92b]
    + Add :real named argument to DateTime.posix [1ffedd66]
    + Introduce (Exception|Cool).Failure coercer [51c00fdd]

+ Removals:

+ Efficiency:
    + Slightly speedup exponentiation by Ints [6f6fd1f7][1a12c34d]
    + Fix unneeded dependency check [636c805e]
    + Make .tail() on native arrays 25x as fast [7a25fc91]
    + Make .head/.tail faster on native arrays [7a25fc91][3c47f1d4][73b43e5f]
    + Make Date.new(Str) a few % faster [39298f10]
    + Make block exit handling faster for blocks having phasers [9a29735d]

+ Fixes:
    + Fix install issue on JVM [e4ba84af]
    + Fix exponentiation by large negative Ints and speedup exponentiation by
      any sized negative Ints [c66c98fe][e4ae4737][b2c44bf3]
    + Fix for positional argument binding [83ea6474]
    + Fix infix le on two native strings [e93447cf]
    + Fix execution error when referencing non-existing captures [aaa5615c]
    + Remove counterproductive fallback from ModuleLoader [217960e2]
    + Resolve race conditions when working with symbols and repositories
    + Make "make test" clean on newer MacOSes [a6a856a4]
    + Fix my %h is (Set|Bag|Mix|)Hash = foo [62b6792a][51fd091a]

+ Internal:
    + Update BUILDPLAN helper module to uint renumbering [bea59762][9fd893f7]
    + Let core module installer use information from Compiler object [ce86a7db]
    + Put CATCH blocks at the start of the scope for maintainability [9f8eea41]
    + Various micro optimizations and dead code removal [ca5cfed8][0e55e9ff]

New in 2022.04:

+ Changes:
    + Improve error when `make` encounters non-Match $/ (#4834) [2da9eb22]

+ Additions:
    + Make previous values in REPL accessible with `$*N` [190e303d][1292357d]
    + Add `INSIDE_EMACS` environment variable for better embedding of the REPL
      inside Emacs [76035de0]
    + Add an `IO::Path.dir-with-entries` method, returning a `Bool` indicating
      if the directory has any entries (without danger of resource leaking)
    + Implement `will complain` trait [a203a5af][2c2c5306][beeb9ffc][2baf8bc6]

+ Removals:
    + Remove the $?COMPILATION-ID constant as it was not documented and not
      tested [b2a8bfc9]

+ Efficiency:
    + Make IO::Path.mkdir 2x as fast if dir already exists [57a65562]
    + Shortcut many methods on `Empty` (returning `Empty` without needing
      to set up an iterator and a `Seq` [1b4977c6][8f5a07d0][943c443c]
    + Some optimizations for regex substitution [79cd9d97][55c833ad]
    + Micro-optimizations to make compilation of Raku code faster
    + Micro-optimizations to make module loading faster [f19d36b3][412c4625]
    + Micro-optimize creation of `IO::Special` objects a bit (3x at each
      Raku startup) [3e217a0d]

+ Fixes:
    + Add mention of 'sub' potentially missing [a56d239d]
    + Revert "An object will never work if native is expected" compile-time
      error [94d4820a]
    + Only assign to caller's `$/` during a regex substitution if it's
      writable [aed27864]
    + Make sure we serialize exports [f4cba21c]
    + Ignore any dot files in "dist" directory [07b4422b]
    + Make `*CWD` initialization non-lazy, it is almost always needed and
      making it non-lazy prevents a race-condition [e9575349]
    + Don't initialize PROCESS:: variables more than once [e7143e00]
    + Protect setting loading with a lock [5dd82a62][07d3030a][d53d2da9]
    + Don't treat `!=` as a meta-op of `==` [f3b1e95d][12dd09e1]
    + Fix race condition in Rakudo::Supply::BlockState [5658f4da]
    + Fix for a lexical being localized while used in a nested scope [19c6c52f]
    + Fix typed named argument arrays not reporting type correctly [dcb0ac09]
    + Make `uniprop`/`uniprops` thread safe [2bd2ca0f]
    + Correctly check for writeable containers [90d876a3]

+ Internal:
   2022-04-02 16:15:10 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (2)
Log message:
(lang/rakudo) Updated 2022.02 to 2022.03

New in 2022.03:

  * Deprecations:

  * Additions:

      + Expose the .file and .line methods on Label objects [028828ac]
      + Allow Date / DateTime day parameter to be a Callable / Whatever
        allowing e.g. Date.new(2022,3,*) for the last date in March 2022. (#
        4808) [37756433]
      + Make sure tools/install-dist.p6 is also available as .raku [6ddf7529]
  * Removals:

  * Changes:

      + Make error on Date.later(:hour|minute|second) more awesome [7f00f798]
      + Give .chomp the possibility to specify a needle (#4739) [cccc3e8c]
      + Improve error message for invalid arguments passed to traits [eb151d53]
      + Test should work with any default version of the language [9425d0fa]
  * Fixes:

      + Un =my= X::Comp::Group [74cca333]
      + Turn junctions into value objects [cc3ed94b]
      + Fix a bug with gist over Junction keys [df09bef0]
      + Fix classification and categorization over junctions [c50f51f9]
      + Fix typo'd missing : in .nominal_type signature (#4788) [59dcca66]
      + Decrement # of calls in a block if any are optimized away [4d19c236]
      + Fix [native array .repeated / .unique] issues on JVM backend [b46fed9c]
      + Fix IO::Path.parent [4ef9426f][e53716aa]
      + Fix multi-method candidates lost when 6.e role is applied [6b58cc03]
      + Workaround for cases where .ACCEPTS may return non-Raku object
      + Fix issue with native array.splice [blin] [63830142]
      + Fix issue with Net::Curl [blin] [6d04cc39]
      + Make DateTime.new(Allomorph:D) work [60603bac]
      + Restore given / when optimization for Numeric cases [986b1df4]
      + Fix/test Pod::To::Text rendering of =defn elements (#4803) [ca2d1d6c]
      + Remove erroneous early exit from install-dist.raku [edb8a200]
      + Fix resources of the parent repo not found when using Staging
  * Internal:

      + Optimize more cases of p6decontrv ops (#4793) [2ed88523]
      + Use new native unsigned integer NQP ops where applicable [ceaa38fc]
      + Generate the SignedBlob/UnsignedBlob roles [65507b89][7870b446]
        [4677dcb7] [fb25bd4e]
      + Use --/++$i instead of $i = nqp::add/sub_i($i,1) for readability, as
        this is no longer needed for performance [5caf7aaf][648d02a1][0fac2da8]
      + Streamline the Blob/Buf generated code a bit [6a21196c][6230645a]
      + Generate the sorting logic for native arrays [64c7dfa1]
      + Make Complex multiplication factor constant [7bc572e7]
      + Streamline Complex -> Real coercion [e3b836a5]
      + Simplify creating a Complex object [967a130f]
      + Enable num->str coercion in native.repeated/unique [979cc607]
      + Remove unneeded/confusing can('prec') checks [232a55b9]
      + Remove some unnecessary trys (#4773) [0949d67c]
      + Stop telling users to avoid mimalloc [200579f7]
      + CURS simplifications (use TWEAK over BUILD, remove .name) [3f10f7da]
   2022-03-13 07:44:28 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
(lang/rakudo) Updated 2021.12 to 2022.02

New in 2022.02:

+ Deprecations:

+ Additions:
    + Add support for $RAKUDO_OPT environment variable [e82e6774]
    + Implement sub rotor [90a04ac0]
    + Introducing $*RAT-UPGRADE-CLASS (#4299) [f737b080]
    + Add Cool.Order "coercer" (#4473) [4b2fc66f]
    + Add CI job that runs a spectest instead of Rakudo tests [7ef7b6ed]
    + Add :slip named argument to roundrobin() [de605e84]
    + Add an Any(iterable).infer method (#4626) [4d263779]
    + Add ACCEPTS candidate for Junction to Bool [f21af28e]
    + Add missing checks for nulls [821195b2]
    + Add missing precedence info for some infix ops (#4725) [cd86606e]
    + Add .unique to native arrays [bc8c286f]
    + Add .repeated to native arrays [369093c8]
    + Add .squish to native arrays [284b5623]
    + Finally add in memoriam for David Adler [510c24ed]

+ Removals:
    + Remove uniprop-(int|str|bool) [cc5f17a0] [2b355dc4]
    + Remove check for nullness of descriptor [b2f0a9d2]
    + Remove some no longer needed CALL-MEs [25ca2064]
    + Remove RESTRICTED setting (#3965) [6a8fa2f4]
    + Remove two dummy parameters from (Fat)Rat coercer [6c765609]
    + Remove dead code from MoarVM and JVM extops [e912bf2e][1ba3fe04]

+ Changes:
    + Relax cross-language revision role-class boundaries [d493a051]
    + Get rid of trailing ] and } when dd-ing typed arrays/hashes [49608021]
    + Adapt to nqp::radix(_I)? now returning # chars converted [4a3753fb]
    + Disallow creating Uni with out-of-range codepoints [c56c578c][ef35db06]
    + Make Complex.new about 30x as fast [586f2f3c]
    + Get IO::Path!SET-SELF below inlining limit [4f3ff580][efdc1a9e]
    + $x ** ┬▒Inf is sometimes 0 (#4226) [03065e29]
    + Make dd output consistent for arrays and hashes [59929f0a]
    + Call .perl(:arglist) for Capture's list elements [27ede8cb]
    + Make class A does B{ } error more awesome [535e0151]
    + Make .WHY on role group delegate to default role [8f989d1a][d3e74427]
    + Make set-env.sh script work on MacOS (#4704) [19696916]
    + Protect some typechecks with try [e3f22147][5f843222]
    + Make sure that subclasses of FatRat .raku correctly [d6e6afb0]
    + Make Rat.FatRat about 5x as fast [82afbbf0]
    + Rename Any.infer to Any.are [186bd0b0]
    + Bring Rational.floor/ceiling/round/Int below inlining limit [59ea71f7]
    + Reduce bytecode size of Array[TR].BIND-POS [daeb9915]
    + Make adverbless @a[iterable] about 2.5x as fast [30f1fba3]
    + Make adverbless @a[*] about 20% faster [8ac55c57]
    + Make the adverbless zen-slice (@a[]) a few percent faster [21829c33]
    + Make FatRat.Rat coercion about 6x as fast [2fe1bb85]
    + Bring down bytecode size of nativearray.splice helper [38648b4f]
    + Re-arrange Int.base a bit [4d78bc6a]
    + Make unsuccessful .first about 40% faster [ed99df18]
    + Extract failure creation into separate subs [7dc3add8]
    + Make Capture[n] (and thus $0, $1, ...) about 5x as fast [11c8f82a]
    + Implement smartmatch as a dispatcher [32401c47]
    + Set up nativeref types for unsigned integers [b70d1147]
    + Support primspec 10 for unsigned integers [b092cc6c]
    + Also check iscont_u when looking for native references [2509e183]
    + Support uints as their own argument kind in dispatch [c0fbd367]
    + Use unsigned ops when handling unsigned buffers [63b2b846]
    + New uint candidates for operators [4db92b18]
    + Switch to unsigned ops where appropriate [c38b6b42]
    + Unsigned versions of some iterators [56923c12]
    + uint versions of native arrays [1ef6001f]
    + Bring uint improvements to the JVM [27f3b719]
    + Introduce NYI as a sub (#4716) [94456edf]
    + Make Int.roll/pick act as (^Int).roll/pick on 6.e (#4695) [45090c91]
    + Make Int.roll/pick about 6x as fast in v6.e [6222a14c]
    + Make ^Int:D about 14x as fast [21ee1fa0]
    + Make creation of Int .. Int object about 14x as fast [8fbe6c0a]
    + Specify base of non base 10 invalid numbers (#4717) [522155d5]
    + Further improvements to smartmatch dispatcher [cd20a2bc][6148b75c]
    + Do some better job optimizing Junction on RHS [6f925ea2][eba72f4b]
    + Properly support uints in BUILDPLANs [a38bebec]
    + Don't assume "year" as unit [34455138]
    + Use proper unsigned ops for accessing multidim uint arrays [8777e923]
    + Use nqp::istype for nominalizable smartmatch [ef4abcc7]

+ Fixes:
    + Make ranges coerce LHS into a numeric if range boundaries are numeric
    + Many improvements to smartmatching and given/when [d0f2690f][7f1189fe]
    + Fix Map ACCEPTS by collapsing explicit junctions [87621e1a]
    + [JVM] Mention routine in error for wrong arity [522e49a7]
    + Fix the behaviour of Pair ~~ Pair (#4671) [026c51a0]
    + Additional fixes and improvements of smartmatch optimizations [2a3f61ef]
    + Don't use MVM_free if we didn't use MVM_malloc [1b5c0b95]
    + Fix Nil warning in dd [a8498e8a]
    + Fix dd for nameless things [95d60623]
    + Fix potential race condition in Proc::Async start [8321ce10]
    + Test return constraints for role implementors (#3249) [56b57f61]
    + Use simpler code for correct `.length` suggestions test (#4703)
    + Fix warning in Pod::To::Text signature processing (#3528) [36cee696]
    + Make sure rebuilds of native array will generate ok [21d988d1]
    + Make add_constant lookup setting symbols only [28b51238]
    + Make initialization of core dynamic variables threadsafe [768ebea7]
    + Fix is_array_type on roles [944debd3]
    + Fix writes to native arrays via [] returning arbitrary data [72ef4e4d]
    + Fix "This container does not reference a native unsigned integer"
    + Fix "This container does not reference a native integer" in Blob/Buf
    + Fix CArray treating all native integers as signed [fee9e822]
    + Eliminate p6decontrv ops caused by *_u ops [e5b67c1d][b3a71fbc]
    + Fix custom-lib race (#4738) [dab9cd66]
    + Fix method put failing on junctions [e521c8e4]
    + Fix Attribute.(get|set)_value treating uints like str [382f2f10]
    + Add unsigned candidate of +^ (bitwise negation) prefix operator
    + Fix "Invalid ....BUILDALL plan: 24" error [118a0c3d]
    + Fix Attribute treating all native integers as signed [753c173e]
    + Fix optimizations of smartmatches over subsets [d6fb1919][b9d8aa49]
    + Fix "container does not reference a native integer" in \ 
    + Fix "No registered operation handler for 'iseq_u'" [4e1a7721]
    + Fix NativeCall wrongly expecting signed integer for size_t rw args
    + Fix UInt where block trying to unbox a Scalar [26215f20]
    + Fix "container does not reference a native integer" with mixed \ 
      multidim array indexes [7cb21467]
    + Fix "container does not reference a native integer" in multi slice
    + Allow for using uint and int as indexes in native array slice assignment
    + Fix precomp file rename race condition [006a920c]
    + Fix X::Method::NotFound on my-classes [8edc6d88]

+ Internal:
    + Replace nqp::attrinited with a descriptor-based approach [425913dc]
   2022-01-24 00:54:20 by Makoto Fujiwara | Files touched by this commit (3)
Log message:
(lang/rakudo) Updated 2021.09 to 2021.12

New in 2021.12:

+ Deprecations:

+ Additions:
    + Add is-wrapped method to Routine (#4579) [99bc766e]
    + Introducing RAKUDO_PRECOMPILATION_PROGRESS [d88d1cc0]
    + Add In Memoriam stub for David H. Adler [dba8dbb0]
    + Add a IterationBuffer.new(iterable) candidate (#4599) [ad145b4c]
    + Add IterationBuffer.unshift/prepend methods (#4641) [259d29b3]
    + Add knowledge about MacOS Monterey [1fc8cce3]
    + Add the ability to display any default values in sub MAIN to the default
      USAGE message [0b286ed2]

+ Changes:
    + Remove tai-offset-nanos from CORE::.keys [a8c579b6]
    + Make .subst-mutate faster by simplifying proto [d619e026]
    + Make .match faster by simplifying proto [2204c7cb]
    + Make .subst upto 1.9x as fast [0dae67a6]
    + Remove redundant multi method list(QuantHash:U:) [8fd65670]
    + Replace some empty TWEAKs by "is built"s [82a9ca4f]
    + Better cope with megamorphic callsites after new-disp [85df0ba1]
    + Support Terminal::LineEditor in the Raku REPL [5db6a344][138aca10]
    + Change SetHash.values() from `is rw` to `is raw` [65987460]
    + Very simple ACCEPTS for Int:D vs Int:D (#4625) [57387455]
    + Get either parametric or concrete roles in MRO when requested [641a86d5]
    + Create checksums for release files [8cb674ac]
    + Clean up list of people to ask for rakudo.org access [a31db709]
    + Micro-optiize IterationBuffer.append(IterationBuffer:D) [92c490ee]
    + Remove support for use experimental :collation (#4616) [eb837dee]
    + New disp nativecall (#4629) [f67fb4ab][30a7e94e][889754d5][d46a826f]
    + Update Release Guide to have actual information (#4639) [b3b4ca21]
    + Make Date.new(year,month,day) about 40% faster [74c8c861]
    + Make Telemetry::snap(:head) return the filename [ad1fddbb]
    + Make the max number of threads depend on number of cores (#4652)
    + Make Inline::Perl5 installation suggestion complete [4e23452c]
    + Speedup Instant.Num by manual inlining [4985f8a6][8642808e]
    + Add "ceiling" as a suggestion for "ceil" [57adbb1e]
    + Reduce number of nqp::cpucores calls (#4659) [c7e456d3]

+ Fixes:
    + Make enums and Bool throw on .new [42738187]
    + Use distribution specific comp unit ids in CURFS [7ab396a0]
    + Fix X::Assignment::RO message when assignment to Nil is attempted
    + Make sure return value of Str.match is threadsafe [1d0a903a]
    + Fix gisting Buf or Blob parameterized with an unsized type [62c04646]
    + Use better default for nativesize in Buf/Blob gist [e99e2742]
    + Clarify let and temp operators [1fec0ef2]
    + Make StrDistance.ACCEPTS also a multi [3ef09a72]
    + Make sure IO::Path.slurp returns failures [ce0d31fb]
    + Make sure ParallelSequence is included in shas [e98e17da]
    + Fix handling of constrained Mu parameters in signature smartmatching
    + Prevent rebinding for readonly parameters [PR #4536] [ea42b3df][5e1f25d9]
    + Fix segfaults when multiple threads initialize dynamics [db136bc5]
    + Make concurrent access to an enum by value safe (#4634) [4c238bdc]
    + Fix CATCH blocks setting $! leading to serialization errors with BEGIN
      time exceptions [b994c6bb]
    + Fix stupid copy-pasto, fixes #4660 [57801d59]
    + Minimal change for fix on MacOS Monterey [f029ac83]
    + Don't suggest method of the same name as "not found" \ 
    + [JVM] Don't let signal(SIGINT) break the REPL [1ef7019b]
    + [JVM] Skip or todo failing tests for JVM [d301860e]
    + Restore larger limit for using string_to_int on 64bit systems [7772b737]
    + Fix segfaults due to concurrent hash access in parallel module loading
    + Fix removing proxies in native calls [f0713c42][a6fad879]

+ Internal:
    + Lift $!do reading out of `for` loop body [560ff8c6]
    + Fix unnecessary boxing by routines with native return types [6bd955e6]
    + Prepare extops for a MoarVM internals change [3127861c]
    + Reduce visibility of Str internal classes [380c7758]
    + Only simplify protos on the MoarVM backend [c50bc998]
    + Add a missing MVMROOT in extops [ab02205e]
    + Remove an unnecessary decont on a hot path [24333b11]

New in 2021.10:

    + Introduce a new dispatch mechanism, including more general
      and efficient handling of various language constructs.
      For more info see  [The new MoarVM dispatch mechanism is \ 
	(similar lines omitted)
  + Deprecations:
   + The `$*PERL` variable usage will warn starting from `6.e` language release,
     using `$*RAKU` is preferred now [11fd2d70][3dc4aca2]
  + Additions:
    + Add Cool.Version coercer [dab7404c]
  + Changes:
    + De-unicodify `Raku` and `Rakudo` in the welcome message [ba15173f]
  + Fixes:
    + Fix a bug where using a signature constraint with a named callable \ 
parameter did not work
    + Make sure name suggestions shown in the `X::Method::NotFound` exception \ 
are properly sorted
    + Fix a bug in module loading preventing the `Inline::Python` module to be \ 
loaded twice
      from different locations [88862a9f]
    + Ensure symbols installed into `GLOBAL` during loading of a compunit are \ 
not lost [0cb2cb50][bb607b6b]
    + Fix loading wrong version of a module among ones with the same name \ 
happening in some cases [33296d40]
    + Fix overwriting of the `.repo-id` file in some cases [fbb5228e][bc2cac13]
    + Fix `require` of a package with globally existing class names [d4f7d174]
    + Fix displaying a warning when using `is` routine from the `Test` module
      when comparing objects where calling `.Str` is impossible [69aaa424]
    + Prevent heredocs from improperly using block variables when continuing \ 
after the block [a78c9f0d]
    + Fix a bug where calling `substr` method on a `Str` object without \ 
arguments led to infinite loop [93f0d86f]
  + Internal:
    + Log event of exhausting system threads when `RAKUDO_SCHEDULER_DEBUG` env \ 
var is enabled [ffaf453d]
    + Pass `lib` in `RAKULIB` instead of `-I` in the `harness6` script [e09df02c]
    + Rewrite `INDIRECT_NAME_LOOKUP` [431c3d6b]
    + Use `$*RAKU` instead of `$*PERL` in more places [ff6951f5]
    + Add `:override` parameter to `Rakudo::Internals.REGISTER-DYNAMIC` [4b8b566a]
    + Consistently use a number for value in name suggestions hash [c99ffc51]
   2021-12-08 17:07:18 by Adam Ciarcinski | Files touched by this commit (3063)
Log message:
revbump for icu and libffi
   2021-10-26 12:51:59 by Nia Alarie | Files touched by this commit (260)
Log message:
lang: Replace RMD160 checksums with BLAKE2s checksums

All checksums have been double-checked against existing RMD160 and
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