Gforth is the Forth implementation of the GNU project (Current release , have a look to the User Manual). Source distributions can be found. Gforth Manual. GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE · Preamble · TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION · How to Apply. Gforth Manual. Gforth is a free implementation of ANS Forth available on many personal machines. This manual corresponds to version

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Long word names MB on bit systems are now supported change to the header format. Bug fixes installation on big-endian machines sometimes did not work.

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Bug fixes Backported protection against glibc math functions clobbering TOS. User-visible changes between 0. This goal is the most difficult one. FSL support files undocumented regexp. Gforth can now deal well with broken pipes in most situations.

Read the updated documentation for the snapshots in Gforth’s snapshot manual. Bug fixes amd64 gdb disassembler works with syntax change autodetected workaround for gcc 4. Syntax of prim changed: Newlines on output are in the OSs favourite format. Plugins to support some native code generation for PSC Read old postings in the list archive of the Gforth list. This can be split into several subgoals:. More files in the compat library. Contributions of assemblers and disassemblers for other architectures are welcome.


Subscribe by filling out the Form manial. New flags –ignore-async-signals, –vm-commit default overcommit–print-sequences Forth x: News User-visible changes between 0.

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New, changed, and removed words: Bug fixes in particular, gforth New engine gforth-itc for dealing with some potential backwards-compatibility problems see “Direct or Indirect Threaded? Mailing List There’s a mailing list around Gforth-related topics: It should be a model, i. This can be split into several subgoals: It should become standard, i. New threaded code execution method: Added a lot of embedded control EC stuff.

Gforth now does not translate newlines to LFs on reading. You can use ” gforthmi –application Added optional support for a C interface built on the ffcall libraries more portable and powerful than the old one, but still not documented. It should provide for all the things that are considered necessary mannual and even some that are not yet considered necessary. It should not get the reputation of being exceptionally slow.

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Block files now start at block 0 by default instead of block 1. There’s an object oriented packagewritten in almost plain ANS Forth now part of Gforth’s distribution. Missing ANS Forth words: Cross compiler now also supports compilation only for undefined or forward referenced words.

At run-time requires libtool and gcc for the libcc C interface and gdb for the disassembler SEE on some platforms. The disassembler DISCODE can now use gdb to disassemble code Uninitialized mwnual words now give a warning when executed Division is floored disable with “configure –enable-force-cdiv” Gforth not gforth-fast reports gforht by zero and overflow on division on all platforms. New image file format. There’s a mailing list around Gforth-related topics: Significant extensions to the manual added an introduction, among other thingsmany of them due to a new team member: User input device redirection for filters is now possible.


Better support for m68k thanks to Andreas Schwab and Jorge Acereda. There are now two engines: Gforth-fast now uses static superinstructions some speedup on some platforms ; generally this is transparent apart from the speedupbut there are lots of command-line options for controlling the static superinstruction generation.

Stdout is now unbuffered, if it is a tty.

Default dictionary size is now 4MB. Bug fixes Makefile fixes for installing.

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It is possible to create executables that contain the image for non-OS systems. Grorth representation of types in struct package, and correspondingly changed names. The default path now has “.

The single-step debugger works again in some engines. Gforth now produces exit code 1 if there is an error i. Gforth now produces a backtrace when catching an exception.