Re: Algol68 compiler (algol68toc) on Linux?

Keith Thompson <>
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:05:53 -0800

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From: Keith Thompson <>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.misc,comp.compilers
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:05:53 -0800
Organization: None to speak of
References: 13-01-024
Keywords: algol68
Posted-Date: 27 Feb 2013 12:15:24 EST

Janis Papanagnou <> writes:
> I've downloaded the Algol68 compiler package 'algol68toc_1.15.tar.gz'[*] and
> compiled[**] and installed it on a Xubuntu Linux 2.6.32. When I ran it I got:
> Run time fault (aborting):
> Garbage collector:HEAP allocation of object whose size is not a word multiple
> Abort
> Has anyone compiled and used this package and can give me some hints how to
> make that beast run?
> Janis
> [*] Source:
> [**] I've seen no configure file, so I compiled it as it came with 'make'.

It's probably a different package, but I've successfully used

        apt-get install algol68g

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