*** SDL Hercules Hyperion 4.1 build 9426 release announcement ***
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'\'Fish\' (David B. Trout)' david.b.trout@gmail.com [hercules-390]
2018-11-11 01:42:25 UTC
Software Development Laboratories is pleased to announce the release of version 4.1 of SDL Hyperion Hercules. This is a minor update to the previous 4.0 releases. Refer below for the summary of changes.

As usual, pre-built versions of Hercules- for Windows are available for download from SoftDevLabs's 'Hyperion' web page:


Questions or concerns should be directed to the main Hercules-390 Yahoo support group (i.e. THIS group you are reading from right now). All BUG REPORTS should be reported via the SDL-Hercules-390 GitHub 'Issues' web page at https://github.com/sdl-hercules-390/hyperion/issues.

Thank you and enjoy your personal mainframe! :)

Summary of changes

. Jay Moseley 'maketape' utility added to Hercules
. LRVR, LRV and LRVH eligible added to S37X Facility (Ivan Warren)
. Fix long standing SIE host addressing prefixing bug (Ivan Warren)
. External Package support simplified and fixed to support Raspberry Pi
. QETH (OSA) device support fixes (Ian Shorter, Peter Jansen)
. Various Rexx support fixes
. DIAG 204 (LPAR information) fix (Ivan Warren)
. SoftFloat external package updated to version 3e (fixes square root) (Steve Orso)
. Crypto support fixed to use cryptographically secure random number generator
. ECPS:VM 1.87 enhancements and bug fixes (Bob Polmanter)
. Instruction counting accuracy improved
. Fix ./configure so --enable-optimization always honored
. Fix dasdls crash
. Improved TELNET Terminal Type negotiations
. Fix min/max internal thread priorities
. Fixes to allow building on Apple MacOS (Enrico Sorichetti, Peter Jansen)
. Fix bad commit causing utilities to crash (Paul Gorlinsky)
. Performance of TRT, CLC and MVCIN instructions vastly improved (Fish and Ivan Warren)
"Fish" (David B. Trout)
Software Development Laboratories
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