GNU Common Lisp
Compiler and interpreter for Common Lisp
GCL is a Compiler and interpreter for Common Lisp. It compiles to C and then uses the native optimizing C compiler (e.g., GCC), giving great portability. It is highly efficient: a function call is basically the same speed as a C function call, in fact identical to a C function call via a pointer. The program has a source level Lisp debugger (dbl) for interpreted code, letting you step a line at a time, while displaying your position in an Emacs window. It has pioneered conservative Garbage Collection schemes, but also has the stratified garbage collection (SGC) scheme, for only recent allocations, that is based on native page fault handling. There is also a built in interface to Tk widget system. Allows a mixture of tcl and common lisp to be used in a user interface--your choice which you use.
DocumentationUser guide included
This is a GNU package:
released on 28 October 2014
git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/gcl.git
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|Other||genium||29 October 2014|
GNU Library General Public License, version 2.0. This is an old license that has been superseded by the GNU Lesser General Public License.
Leaders and contributors
|Bill Schelter; See also the file doc/contributors in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gcl.git|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 February 2018.
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