A small number of bugs were discovered in the first release candidate. These have been fixed. All the installation packages have been rebuilt to produce a second release candidate.
ooRexx 4.2.0 is an enhancement and bug fix release. The first new feature release in some time. There are a large number of new feature requests that have been implemented in this release. In addition, many reported bugs have been fixed. Please read the CHANGES document for a list of the bug tracker items fixed and the feature request tracker items that have been implemented.
Testing by the users of ooRexx has definitely contributed to producing a better 4.2.0 release. Continued testing of the release candidate will help ensure that 4.2.0 is a great release. The second release candidate may be your last chance to test that your ooRexx programs work well with the new version of ooRexx.
Please test the second release candidate and report any issues uncovered on the SourceForge bug tracker at:
All users of ooRexx are strongly urged to, at a minimum, run the Rexx programs they use under the release candidate code. All testing done by users of ooRexx is highly appreciated and of great help. This testing is one way for ooRexx users to contribute back to the project.