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GNU Smalltalk
Implementation of the Smalltalk object oriented language

GNU Smalltalk is an implementation of the Smalltalk language. It implements the ANSI standard for the language and also includes extra classes such as ones for networking and GUI programming.


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Kelly Hopkins

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3 May 2010


compiler and browser

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26 June 2018


system class libraries

Leaders and contributors

Holger Hans Peter Freyther Maintainer
Mathias Laurin Contributor
Wilfred Hughes Contributor
Lee Duhem Contributor
Thomas Weir Worthington Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref)
Mailing List
Ruby (Ref)
Debian (Ref) (R)
VCS Repository Webview
Mailing List
Mailing List

Software prerequisites

Required to build Autoconf >= 2.68
Weak prerequisiteSDL
Weak prerequisite GMP
Required to buildpkg-config
Required to build Automake >= 1.11
Weak prerequisiteSQLite
Weak prerequisitelibiconv (non- GNU C Library systems only)
Weak prerequisite GNU libsigsegv
Required to build GCC >= 4.2
Weak prerequisite GNU awk
Weak prerequisite GnuTLS
Weak prerequisitelibffi
Required to build GNU Libtool >= 2.4
Required to buildZip
Weak prerequisiteCairo
Weak prerequisite libltdl
Required to build Bison >= 2.0
Weak prerequisite GTK+
Weak prerequisite Readline
Required to buildflex = 2.5.x

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 26 June 2018.


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