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Branch: pkgsrc-2013Q2, Version: 13.5.1, Package name: ecl-13.5.1, Maintainer: asau

ECL stands for Embeddable Common-Lisp. The ECL project is an effort to
modernize Giuseppe Attardi's ECL environment to produce an implementation of
the Common-Lisp language which complies to the ANSI X3J13 definition of the

The current ECL implementation features:
* A bytecodes compiler and interpreter.
* A translator to C.
* An interface to foreign functions.
* A dynamic loader.
* The possibility to build standalone executables.
* The Common-Lisp Object System (CLOS).
* Conditions and restarts for handling errors.
* Sockets as ordinary streams.
* The Gnu Multiprecision library for fast bignum operations.
* A simple conservative mark & sweep garbage collector.
* The Boehm-Weiser garbage collector.
* Threads using the POSIX threads library.
* CLX, an X11 client not needing extra X11 libraries.
* Unicode.

Required to run:
[devel/gmp] [devel/boehm-gc]

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