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gbc3 - GAMBAS Compiler


gbc3 [options] [<project directory>]


Gambas is a free development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions, a mix of Java(tm) and Visual Basic(tm). With Gambas, you can quickly design your program GUI, access MySQL or PostgreSQL databases, pilot KDE applications with DCOP, translate your program into many languages, and so on...

gbc3 is the compiler that allows you to compile Gambas projects into architecture-independent bytecode.


compile all
display translatable error messages
add debugging information
display help and exit
display license
module symbols are public by default
form controls are public
gives the gambas installation directory
swap endianness
output translation files
verbose output
display version
display warnings
define the 'Exec' preprocessor constant


The latest version of Gambas can always be obtained from, documentation about the language is at


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This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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