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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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26 June 2018


system class libraries

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Kelly Hopkins

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3 May 2010


compiler and browser

Leaders and contributors

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

Resources and communication

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

Software prerequisites

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


"Bugs" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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