|EiC C interpreter Ed.Breen@Altavista.net (Ed Breen) (1998-04-21)|
|From:||Ed Breen <Ed.Breen@Altavista.net>|
|Date:||21 Apr 1998 00:34:43 -0400|
|Keywords:||C, interpreter, available|
This is to announce the release of EiC version 3.6, which is released
under the Artistic licence, which means its source code is freely
EiC is a pointer-safe, bytecode C interpreter, which has three main
modes of operation: (1) interactive mode - via immediate statements -
(2) non-interactive mode and (3) scripting mode - for
running shell scripts. Because each mode uses the C programming
language, it provides a seamless way of moving from one programming
task to another.
Its banner-free, cookie-free, website is:
A short summary of EiC can be viewed via
Pre-compiled binaries for the following platforms:
SUN SPARC SOLARIS 2.x
SUN OS 4.1.x
DEC ALPHA OSF 3.x and 4.x
SGI IRIX 6.x
Changes from 3.5 to 3.6
*** added module `xv', which
provides a primative interface
* Fixed bug in EiC's test-module
* Documentation updated to reflect
EiC's internet programming facility.
* if EiC is installed in /usr/local
then the environmental variable
HOMEofEiC does not need to be
*** added the command line switch '-e'.
It is used to for debugging CGI scripts.
See documentation for details.
* fixed bug with fgetc not returning
the next character as an unsigned char
converted to an int
* fixed bug with EiC core dumping when
the environmental variable HOMEofEiC is
All the best
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