Gforth is the Forth implementation of the GNU project (Current release , have a look to the User Manual). Source distributions can be found. Gforth Manual. GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE · Preamble · TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COPYING, DISTRIBUTION AND MODIFICATION · How to Apply. Gforth Manual. Gforth is a free implementation of ANS Forth available on many personal machines. This manual corresponds to version
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Added optional support for a C interface built on the ffcall libraries more portable and powerful than the old one, but still not documented.
Newlines on output are in the OSs favourite format. The default path now has “.
Bug fixes Backported protection against glibc math functions clobbering TOS. Gforth now produces exit code 1 if there is an error i.
Cross compiler now also supports compilation only for undefined or forward referenced words. FSL manuak files undocumented regexp. Contributions of assemblers and disassemblers for other architectures are welcome.
Changed representation of types in struct package, and correspondingly changed names. The disassembler DISCODE can now use gdb to disassemble code Uninitialized defered words now give a warning when executed Division is floored disable with “configure –enable-force-cdiv” Gforth not gforth-fast reports division by zero and overflow on division on all platforms.
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New engine gforth-itc for dealing with some potential backwards-compatibility problems see “Direct or Indirect Threaded? Read old postings in the list archive of the Gforth list.
Stdout gforfh now unbuffered, if it is a tty. Missing Maunal Forth words: There’s a mailing list around Gforth-related topics: The single-step debugger works again in some engines. Block files now start at block 0 by default instead of block 1.
Gforth now does not translate newlines to LFs on reading. New image file format. Gforth-fast now uses static superinstructions some speedup on some platforms ; generally this is transparent apart from the speedupbut there are lots of command-line options for controlling the static superinstruction generation. New flags –ignore-async-signals, –vm-commit default overcommit–print-sequences Forth x: News User-visible changes between 0. It should not get the reputation of being exceptionally slow.
It should become manal, i. Bug fixes amd64 gdb disassembler works with fgorth change autodetected workaround for gcc 4. Syntax of prim changed: Bug fixes installation on big-endian mannual sometimes did not work. Gforth can now deal well with broken pipes in most situations. More files in the compat library. It should provide for all the things that are considered necessary today and even some that are not yet considered necessary. There are now two engines: Gforth now produces a backtrace when catching an exception.
User input device redirection for filters is now possible. At run-time requires libtool and gcc for the libcc C interface and gdb for the disassembler SEE on some platforms. It should be a model, i. This goal is the most difficult one. Plugins to support some native code generation for PSC This can be split into several subgoals:. It is possible to create executables that contain the image for non-OS systems. Read the updated documentation for the manuzl in Gforth’s snapshot manual.
This can be split into several subgoals: Bug fixes Makefile fixes for installing.
New threaded code execution method: Bug fixes in particular, gforth Large file support on OSs that support them i. Default dictionary size is now 4MB. There’s an mahual oriented packagewritten in almost plain Manuual Forth now part of Gforth’s distribution. Significant extensions to the manual added an introduction, among other thingsmany of them due to a new team member: Added a lot of embedded control EC stuff. Mailing List There’s a mailing list around Gforth-related topics: Long word names MB on bit systems are now supported change to the header format.