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|Full description='''Guile''' is an implementation of the Scheme programming language, packaged for use in a wide variety of environments. In addition to implementing the R5RS, R6RS, and R7RS Scheme standards, Guile includes full access to POSIX system calls, networking support, multiple threads, dynamic linking, a foreign function call interface, powerful string processing, and HTTP client and server implementations.
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Guile can run interactively, as a script interpreter, and as a Scheme compiler to VM bytecode. It is also packaged as a library so that applications can easily incorporate a complete Scheme interpreter/VM. An application can use Guile as an extension language, a clean and powerful configuration language, or as multi-purpose "glue" to connect
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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primitives provided by the application.  It is easy to call Scheme code from C code and vice versa. Applications can add new functions, data types, control structures, and even syntax to Guile, to create a domain-specific language tailored to the task at hand.
|Version identifier=1.8.6
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|Version date=2008-12-19
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=== Guile's VM ===
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Guile contains an efficient compiler and virtual machine. It can be used out of the box to write programs in Scheme, or can easily be integrated with C and C++ programs.
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/guile/guile-1.8.6.tar.gz
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|License verified date=2008-12-19
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Guile is the GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions, and the official extension language of the GNU project.
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/guile/
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|License copyright=Copyright (C) 1996-2022 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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|License verified by=Genium
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|License verified date=2022-02-11
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|License note=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guile.git/tree/COPYING.LESSER
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https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guile.git/tree/guile-readline/readline.c
 
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|Email=wingo@pobox.com
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|Real name=Ludovic Courtès
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|Email=ludo@gnu.org
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|Is High Priority Project=No
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|Computer languages=C
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|IRC general=irc://irc.libera.chat/guile
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|Version identifier=3.0.8
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|Version date=2022-02-11
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|Version status=stable
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2022-02-11
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|Submitted by=WikiSysop
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|Submitted date=2011-04-12
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
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Latest revision as of 12:51, 11 February 2022


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GNU Guile

https://www.gnu.org/software/guile/
The GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions.

Guile is an implementation of the Scheme programming language, packaged for use in a wide variety of environments. In addition to implementing the R5RS, R6RS, and R7RS Scheme standards, Guile includes full access to POSIX system calls, networking support, multiple threads, dynamic linking, a foreign function call interface, powerful string processing, and HTTP client and server implementations.

Guile can run interactively, as a script interpreter, and as a Scheme compiler to VM bytecode. It is also packaged as a library so that applications can easily incorporate a complete Scheme interpreter/VM. An application can use Guile as an extension language, a clean and powerful configuration language, or as multi-purpose "glue" to connect primitives provided by the application. It is easy to call Scheme code from C code and vice versa. Applications can add new functions, data types, control structures, and even syntax to Guile, to create a domain-specific language tailored to the task at hand.

Guile's VM

Guile contains an efficient compiler and virtual machine. It can be used out of the box to write programs in Scheme, or can easily be integrated with C and C++ programs.

Guile is the GNU Ubiquitous Intelligent Language for Extensions, and the official extension language of the GNU project.

"IRC general" IRC general channel
irc://irc.libera.chat/guile





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

11 February 2022

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

11 February 2022




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Andy Wingo Maintainer
Ludovic Courtès Co-maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug reportsE-mailbug-guile@gnu.org
ForgeMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guile-sources/
SavannahVCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/guile.git/
FTPDownloadhttps://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/guile/
ForgeMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guile-commits/
Bug databaseBug Trackinghttp://debbugs.gnu.org/guile
SavannahDeveloperhttps://savannah.gnu.org/projects/guile/
DebianDeveloperhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/guile-2.2
LibrariesGeneralhttps://www.gnu.org/software/guile/libraries/
ForgeMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guile-devel-internal/
FTPDownloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/guile/
FTPDownloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/guile/
DebianDeveloperhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/guile-3.0
ForgeMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guile-devel/
ForgeMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/guile-user/
FTPGeneralhttps://ftpmirror.gnu.org/guile/
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1486208
ForgeMailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-guile/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitereadline (for command line editing)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 February 2022.




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