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GNU Cobol
GNU Cobol (formerly OpenCOBOL) is a free COBOL compiler that translates COBOL to executable using intermediate C sources, providing full access to nearly all C libraries.

The Cobol for GCC project is also an effort to integrate it into the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC).


User guide included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:cobol


Download version 1.1 (stable)
released on 21 January 2014


Related Projects


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey6 July 2001

Leaders and contributors

Curt Timmerman Contributor
Daniel H. Ardison Contributor
Keisuke Nishida Contributor
Matthew Vanecek Contributor
Steven O. Ellis Contributor
Tim Josling Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking Homepage
Help Mailing List Info/Archive
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive
Support Mailing List Info/Archive
Developer Homepage
Developer VCS Repository Webview
User Homepage

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 February 2014.


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