What’s new in recent releases?

(For bug fixes see the readme file on the Downloads page)

QM 3.0-6

Released 2-14-2013 This release introduces support for IPV6 network addresses in all networking elements of QM, including direct entry to QM via telnet, the QMBasic socket operations and QMNet. IPV6 support must be enabled via the IPV6 configuration parameter to indicate that it is available in the underlying operating system. The MCP conversion code now…


QM 3.0-5

Released 12-10-2012 This release adds support for QM on IBM z-Series systems running Suse Linux. The command language IF statement used in a paragraph now supports the IN and NOT.IN opertors to test whether an item is in or not in a list of alternative values. Use of this operator can simplify handling of processing…


QM 3.0-4

Released 10-16-2012 This release adds support for QM on Solaris 10 on Intel processors and for the Raspberry Pi. Note that the default weak password encryption mode of Solaris is not accepted for network connections to QM. The Installation section of the QM Reference Manual explains how to change the encryption. The Virtual File System…


QM 3.0-3

Released 8-10-2012 The CATALOGUE command now has an option to specify the prefix character for a globally catalogued subroutine separately from its call name, allowing use of a prefix when cataloguing from a select list. The @LINE token can be used in QMBasic programs as the source line number in the module being compiled. The…


QM 3.0-2

Released 6-25-2012 The value of the FSYNC configuration parameter is temporarily set to zero while building an alternate key index. QMBasic object oriented programming method references can include an empty pair of brackets for improved compatibility with other OO langauages. The QMBasic SWAPMARKS() function now returns the original data when used on a non-ECS mode…


QM 3.0-0

Released 4-29-2012 This release includes the first stage of adding extended character set (Unicode) support to QM. Handling of double width glyph characters is known to be incomplete. The installation process can install either the 8-bit character version or the ECS version. Both versions are included in the installation download files. The maximum length of…