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authorknu <knu@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2002-12-15 21:15:58 +0000
committerknu <knu@b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e>2002-12-15 21:15:58 +0000
commit46586b2096c31422d835c18cc82e3fdbf7193c8d (patch)
tree8d142481e253d99267b4642c23da7622f371365f
parent0e1b92874b7ce28f8208f455bc41fe1a5580e750 (diff)
Add and update entries.
Submitted by: Matt Armstrong <matt@lickey.com> (mostly) git-svn-id: svn+ssh://ci.ruby-lang.org/ruby/trunk@3151 b2dd03c8-39d4-4d8f-98ff-823fe69b080e
-rw-r--r--doc/NEWS95
1 files changed, 74 insertions, 21 deletions
diff --git a/doc/NEWS b/doc/NEWS
index 1576e79..5aec22a 100644
--- a/doc/NEWS
+++ b/doc/NEWS
@@ -1,5 +1,33 @@
This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
+: Class#inherited
+
+ Method is called when Class is inherited by another class.
+
+ class A; end
+ def A.inherited(by)
+ puts "A inherited by #{by.inspect}"
+ end
+ class B < A; end
+
+ Prints out "A inherited by B"
+
+: String#to_i
+
+ Now accepts optional base argument.
+
+ "101".to_i(10) => 101
+ "101".to_i(2) => 5
+ "101".to_i(8) => 65
+ "101".to_i(16) => 257
+
+ A base argument of 0 guesses at the base.
+
+ "101".to_i(0) => 101
+ "0b101".to_i(0) => 5
+ "0101".to_i(0) => 65
+ "0x101".to_i(0) => 1
+
: Set class (set.rb)
Imported.
@@ -25,11 +53,11 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
: IO::sysopen
- a new method to get a raw file descriptor.
+ New method to get a raw file descriptor.
: TCPServer#accept, UNIXServer#accept, Socket#accept
- new methods to return an accepted socket fd.
+ New methods to return an accepted socket fd.
: Date and DateTime
@@ -48,6 +76,10 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
Optional argument limits maximum time to wait the thread in second.
And returns nil if timed out.
+: Array#filter
+
+ Previously deprecated, now removed. Use Array#collect!.
+
: dl module
Imported. An interface to the dynamic linker.
@@ -62,12 +94,22 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
: abort()
- optional terminate message argument.
+ Takes optional terminate message argument.
: iconv module
Imported. Wrapper library of (({iconv})).
+: IO.fsync
+
+ New method that copies all in-memory parts of a file to disk and
+ waits until the deice reports that all parts are on stable storage.
+ Implemented with fsync(2) or equivalent.
+
+: Dir#pos=
+
+ Returns the new position instead of self.
+
: Dir::glob
Now accepts optional FNM_* flags via the second argument, whereas
@@ -97,27 +139,30 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
: Array#pack, String#unpack
- allows comment in template strings.
+ Allows comment in template strings.
: Array#pack, String#unpack
- new templates 'q' and 'Q' for 64bit integer (signed and unsigned respectively).
+ New templates 'q' and 'Q' for 64bit integer (signed and unsigned respectively).
-: Array#fill
+: Array#new
- takes block to get the values to fill.
+ Now takes block to fill initial values. E.g.
-: Array#new
+ Array.new(10) { |i| i + 1 }
+ => [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]
+
+: Array#fill
- takes block to get the values to fill.
+ Takes block to get the values to fill.
: Array#fetch
- takes block to get the default value.
+ Takes block to get the default value.
: Hash#update
- takes block to resolve key conflict.
+ Takes block to resolve key conflict.
: IO#fsync
@@ -179,7 +224,7 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
: implicit comparison in conditional expressions
- is obsoleted except when it is used in -e.
+ Obsoleted except when it is used in -e.
: between Range and $.
Use explicit comparison instead.
@@ -215,9 +260,10 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
Extended so that when the third argument is permission flags it
calls open(2) instead of fopen(3).
-: Array#fetch
+: Array#fetch(index [, default])
- Added.
+ Added. If a default value isn't given, raises index error if index
+ is out of range.
: Array#insert(n, other, ...)
@@ -301,17 +347,24 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
Added.
-: IO#puts
+: File.open, IO.open
- do not treat Array specially.
+ File mode can be specified by flags like open(2),
+ e.g. File::open(path, File::CREAT|File::WRONLY).
+
+: IO.open
+
+ Made public. Can only associate an IO object with a file number
+ like IO.new and IO.for_fd, but can take a block.
: IO.for_fd
- Added.
+ Added as a synonym for IO.new.
: IO.read
- Added. [ruby-talk:9460]
+ Added. Like IO.readlines, except it returns the entire file as a
+ string. [ruby-talk:9460]
: Interrupt
@@ -451,7 +504,7 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
Extended to accepts optional second argument.
- tries match between self and REGEXP, then returns the
+ It tries match between self and REGEXP, then returns the
content of the NTH regexp register.
: String#casecmp
@@ -460,7 +513,7 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
: String#chomp
- if $/ == '\n', chops off last newlines (any of \n, \r, \r\n).
+ If $/ == "\n", chops off last newlines (any of \n, \r, \r\n).
: String#eql?
@@ -483,7 +536,7 @@ This file is not actively maintained. See ChangeLog for recent changes.
: String/Array methods
- returns an instance of receivers class.
+ Returns an instance of receivers class.
: String.new