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2 Changes between GAP 4.7 and GAP 4.8
 2.1 GAP 4.8.2 (February 2016)
 2.2 GAP 4.8.3 (March 2016)
 2.3 GAP 4.8.4 (June 2016)
 2.4 GAP 4.8.5 (September 2016)
 2.5 GAP 4.8.6 (November 2016)

2 Changes between GAP 4.7 and GAP 4.8

This chapter contains an overview of the most important changes introduced in GAP 4.8.2 release (the 1st public release of GAP 4.8). Later it will also contain information about subsequent update releases for GAP 4.8. First of all, the GAP development repository is now hosted on GitHub at https://github.com/gap-system/gap, and GAP 4.8 is the first major GAP release made from this repository. The public issue tracker for the core GAP system is located at https://github.com/gap-system/gap/issues, and you may use appropriate milestones from https://github.com/gap-system/gap/milestones to see all changes that were introduced in corresponding GAP releases. An overview of the most significant ones is provided below.

2.1 GAP 4.8.2 (February 2016)

2.1-1 Changes in the core GAP system introduced in GAP 4.8

New features:

Improved and extended functionality:

Changed functionality:

Fixed bugs:

2.1-2 New and updated packages since GAP 4.7.8

At the time of the release of GAP 4.7.8 there were 119 packages redistributed with GAP. New packages that have been added to the redistribution since the release of GAP 4.7.8 are:

2.2 GAP 4.8.3 (March 2016)

2.2-1 Changes in the core GAP system introduced in GAP 4.8.3

New features:

Improved and extended functionality:

Changed functionality:

Fixed bugs that could lead to incorrect results:

Fixed bugs that could lead to break loops:

Other fixed bugs:

2.3 GAP 4.8.4 (June 2016)

2.3-1 Changes in the core GAP system introduced in GAP 4.8.4

New features:

Improved and extended functionality:

Fixed bugs that could lead to crashes:

Fixed bugs that could lead to incorrect results:

Fixed bugs that could lead to break loops:

Other fixed bugs:

2.4 GAP 4.8.5 (September 2016)

2.4-1 Changes in the core GAP system introduced in GAP 4.8.5

Improved and extended functionality:

Fixed bugs that could lead to incorrect results:

Fixed bugs that could lead to break loops:

2.5 GAP 4.8.6 (November 2016)

2.5-1 Changes in the core GAP system introduced in GAP 4.8.6

Fixed bugs that could lead to break loops:

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