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Chicken

http://www.call-with-current-continuation.org/chicken.html
CHICKEN is a simple Scheme-to-C compiler supporting the language features as defined in the 'Revised^5 Report on Scheme'. It supports full tail-recursion and first-class continuations. The code it generates is quite portable; compiled files generated by it (including itself) should work with either no or minor changes on other systems. Linking to C modules and C library functions is straightforward, and compiled programs can easily be embedded into existing C code. The package includes many extra libraries.

Documentation

User manual included in HTML format and available in PDF format from http://www.call-with-current-continuation.org/chicken-manual.pdf

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey30 April 2002



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Felix L. Winkelmann Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:chickenusers@mail.freesoftware.fsf.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 November 2005.



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