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IDL 5.3 here
In case you haven't seen it, IDL 5.3 has been officially announced. Among the
most interesting new features:
*.RESET_SESSION command to eliminate the frequent restarts required by
heavy-duty programmers. Yeah!
*regular expression and glob-style matching functionality for string searches.
*ZLIB compression for reading and writing gzipped files throughout, including
It seems for those Linux users that older versions are no longer supported --
RedHat 6.0 is baselined as the minimum OS (which basically means glibc>2.1 for
those non-RH Linux users out there). I confirmed this with a segfault on my
RH5.2 (glibc 2.0.7) machine. Time to upgrade.
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