Is GPC dead?

John L. Ries jries at
Wed Dec 28 19:59:26 CET 2016

It would be nice if we could find something on the website more recent
than 2005 (perhaps a changelog and links to the current codebase); maybe
some instructions on how to get GPC to compile with GCC 5 and 6, or at
least a sense of how one would go about creating the necessary patches to
the latter.

Personally, I would be overjoyed if I had some time to contribute to GPC
development, but I work too many hours at my regular job to consider it at
the present time; but perhaps there are some small things that some of us
could do to move things along at the rate of an hour or two a week per

John L. Ries              |
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On Wed, 28 Dec 2016, Prof Abimbola Olowofoyeku wrote:

> What (apart from that which is already well documented about the current
> state of the development efforts) would you like to ask us?
> Regards
> The chief
> On 29 Dec 2016, at 03:43, Ken Linder <kc7rad at> wrote:
>       Have you tried contacting Peter, "The African Chief" or any of
>       the other people that worked on the compiler?
> If no one is responding, perhaps I should get a snapshot of all the
> files on .  Wouldn't want the entire thing lost.
> -Ken
> On Tue, Dec 27, 2016 at 9:39 PM, Schneider <schneidt at>
> wrote:
>       Ken:
>       > I have been wondering the same thing.
>       It's not functional on Mac OS X for more than a year and
>       the guy
>       responsible for it doesn't respond.
>       Tom
>         Thomas D. Schneider, Ph.D.
>         Senior Investigator
>         National Institutes of Health
>         National Cancer Institute
>         Center for Cancer Research
>         RNA Biology Laboratory
>         Molecular Information Theory Group
>         Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
>         schneidt at
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