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The Cobol for GCC project is also an effort to integrate it into the [[GNU Complier Collection]] (GCC).  
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Revision as of 19:08, 8 February 2014

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GnuCOBOL

https://www.gnu.org/software/gnucobol/
Project to produce a free COBOL compiler

GnuCOBOL (formerly OpenCOBOL) is a free, modern COBOL compiler. It implements a substantial portion of the COBOL 85, COBOL 2002 and COBOL 2014 standards, as well as many extensions included in other COBOL compilers.

GnuCOBOL translates COBOL into C and compiles the translated code using a native C compiler.

GnuCOBOL was named GNU Cobol from September 2013 (where the project moved to GNU space) to September 2014. Before becoming a GNU project the name was OpenCOBOL with the same free spirit under GPL/LGPL it has now.

Documentation

Full documentation available online at: http://opencobol.add1tocobol.com/guides/

N.B. The Cobol for GCC project (GNU COBOL) is also an effort to integrate it into the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC). For more information, see https://www.gnu.org/software/cobol/

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/add1tocobol " IRC Help channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/add1tocobol
"IRC irc://irc.gnu.org/gnu " IRC general channel
irc://irc.gnu.org/gnu
"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/OpenCobol " IRC development channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/OpenCobol

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

Download

Download version 2.0-rc-2 (testing)
released on 6 November 2016

VCS Checkout

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterGenium15 January 2017
The GnuCOBOL compiler is licensed under GNU General Public License.
LGPLv2.1orlaterGenium15 January 2017
The run-time library is licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License.



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Keisuke Nishida Contributor
Matthew Vanecek Contributor
Steven O. Ellis Contributor
Tim Josling Maintainer
Curt Timmerman Contributor
Daniel H. Ardison Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cobolforgcc-devel
History Developer https://sourceforge.net/projects/cobolforgcc/
Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cobolforgcc-users
History Developer https://www.gnu.org/software/cobol/
Developer Homepage http://sourceforge.net/projects/open-cobol/
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://sourceforge.net/p/open-cobol/code/HEAD/tree/trunk/gnu-cobol/
User Homepage http://www.opencobol.org/
Bug Tracking Homepage https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=gnucobol
Developer Download https://sourceforge.net/projects/open-cobol/files/gnu-cobol/
Help Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cobolforgcc-announce
Developer Download https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnucobol/


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 February 2017.



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