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[Savannah-register-public] [task #12872] Submission of GNU Cobol

From: Brian Tiffin
Subject: [Savannah-register-public] [task #12872] Submission of GNU Cobol
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2013 05:18:46 +0000
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                 Summary: Submission of GNU Cobol
                 Project: Savannah Administration
            Submitted by: btiffin
            Submitted on: Tue 01 Oct 2013 05:18:45 AM GMT
         Should Start On: Tue 01 Oct 2013 12:00:00 AM GMT
   Should be Finished on: Fri 11 Oct 2013 12:00:00 AM GMT
                Category: Project Approval
                Priority: 5 - Normal
                  Status: None
                 Privacy: Public
        Percent Complete: 0%
             Assigned to: None
             Open/Closed: Open
         Discussion Lock: Any
                  Effort: 0.00



A new project has been registered at Savannah 
This project account will remain inactive until a site admin approves or
discards the registration.

= Registration Administration =

While this item will be useful to track the registration process, *approving
or discarding the registration must be done using the specific Group
<> page*,
accessible only to site administrators, effectively *logged as site
administrators* (superuser):

* Group Administration

= Registration Details =

* Name: *GNU Cobol*
* System Name:  *gnucobol*
* Type: Official GNU software
* License: GNU General Public License v2 or later (version 2.0 will be GPL v3
or later)


==== Description: ====
GNU Cobol is a free software COBOL compiler. GNU Cobol implements a
substantial part of the COBOL 85 and COBOL 2002 standards, as well as many
extensions of the existent COBOL compilers and features from the 20xx draft

GNU Cobol translates COBOL into C and compiles the translated code using the
native C compiler. You can build your COBOL programs on various platforms,
including Unix, GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows. cobc is also known
to run on HP/UX, zOS, SPARC, RS6000, AS/400 and others.

==== Other Software Required: ====
GNU MP (libgmp) 4.1.2 or later
GNU MP is licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License.

GNU Libtool (libltdl)
GNU Libtool is licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License.

NOTE - Libtool is not required for Linux and Windows (including MinGW and

The following libraries are optional, but highly recommended:

Berkeley DB (libdb) 1.85 or later
Berkeley DB is licensed under the original BSD License (1.85) or their own
open-source license (2.x or later). Note that, as of 2.x, if you linked your
software with Berkeley DB, you must distribute the source code of your
software along with your software, or you have to pay royalty to Oracle
Corporation. For more information about Oracle Berkeley DB dual licensing go
to : Oracle / Embedded / Oracle Berkeley DB

Ncurses (libncurses) 5.2 or later
Ncurses is licensed under a BSD-style license.

==== Other Comments: ====
Dependencies can change, libdb can be replaced with VBISAM or other indexed
sequential handlers with ./configure

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