Forth implementation of the GNU project.
Gforth is a fast and portable implementation of the ANS Forth language. It works nicely with the Emacs editor, offers some nice features such as input completion and history, backtraces, a decompiler and a powerful locals facility, and it has a comprehensive manual. Gforth combines traditional implementation techniques with newer techniques for portability and performance: its inner interpreter is direct threaded with several optimizations, but you can also use a traditional-style indirect threaded interpreter.
Gforth runs under GNU, BSD, and similar systems, MS Windows and MacOS and should not be hard to port to other systems supported by GCC.
9 July 2022
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|Savannah||VCS Repository Webview||https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gforth.git/|
|Weak prerequisite||GNU make|
|Required to build||GCC 2.0 or later|
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