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One of the main concerns of the Gobo Eiffel Project is to provide the Eiffel community with free and portable Eiffel tools and libraries. You might want to read the following files before downloading the latest version of Gobo Eiffel:

Readme.md
Release_notes.md
History.md

License Agreement

All source code and binary programs included in Gobo Eiffel are distributed under the terms and conditions of the MIT License:

The MIT License

Copyright (c) <year> <copyright holders>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

This license is an OSI Approved License and a GPL-Compatible Free Software License.

Downloading Instructions

Latest and older versions of Gobo Eiffel can be downloaded from SourceForge. The package has been split into two parts. The source code is available in files of the form:

The source code is also available from the Git repository on GitHub. They contain everything except the binary files of tools (e.g. gec, geant, geyacc). You can either built them from the source code using one of the following commands:

where <c_compiler> is a C compiler installed on your computer (for example use msc for Microsoft C compiler or gcc for GNU C compiler). You can also download the file of the form:

corresponding to your platform if it is already available. In such a case you just have to copy the binary files into the directory $GOBO/bin.

Feedback

A list of the known defects along with eventual bug fixes or workarounds is available in the issue tracker on GitHub (an older bug tracker is available on SourceForge). If you find a bug which does not appear in this list yet, please report it. We will try to provide a bug fix as soon as possible (usually within one or two days).

You can also subscribe to the Gobo Eiffel mailing list and take part to the discussions or ask your questions there. There is another mailing list (hosted at SourceForge) for discussions about the features under development in the Git repository on GitHub.

Although the license allows you to do pretty much whatever you want with this software, we would be grateful to get your feedback, bug reports and/or bug fixes, improvements, etc. so that others could benefit from your work and ideas as well. We would also be interested in hearing about your projects and how easy (or difficult) it was to adapt this software for your specific needs. Thank you in advance.

You are also welcome to take part in the development of the Gobo Eiffel Project. Some developer guidelines are available to help you make the first steps.


Copyright 1997-2016, Eric Bezault and others
mailto:
ericb@gobosoft.com
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Last Updated: 7 January 2017

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