13.6.1 New Features
The new Prolog flag
legacy_char_classification makes it
possible to use full Unicode, e.g. Chinese characters, in unquoted atoms
and variable names. See Prolog Flags.
The Prolog flag
redefine_warnings can take new values,
and is no longer ignored in runtime systems.
See Prolog Flags.
SP_load_sicstus_run_time(), and related functionality for
loading multiple SICStus runtimes into a process, is now available.
- Jasper Java interface (
library(jasper)) is now
available. Jasper is mainly for legacy code; PrologBeans is still
the preferred method of calling Prolog from Java.
library(sockets) now supports UNIX domain (
sockets on UNIX-like platforms. The new predicate
socket_server_open/3 allows some options when opening a server
SP_set_argv(), a new C API function for setting the values returned
argv Prolog flag. Similar to the
argv argument to
SP_initialize(), but can report failure and can use locale
- spld and splfr: new command line options.
The new (POSIX) option -- is treated the same as the older
-LD. New option --conf VAR=VAL to
override variable VAR in the configuration file. Option
processing has been rewritten to be more robust and consistent.
See The Application Builder and The Foreign Resource Linker.
- sicstus The new (POSIX) option -- is a synonym for
the old -a.
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