About Clozure CL
Clozure CL (often called CCL for short) is a free Common Lisp implementation with a long history. Some distinguishing features of the implementation include fast compilation speed, native threads, a precise, generational, compacting garbage collector, and a convenient foreign-function interface.
Clozure CL is distributed under the terms of the Apache License, version 2.0.
Getting Clozure CL
Clozure CL is available for the following platforms:
- Mac OS X 10.6 and later (x86, x86-64)
- Linux (x86, x86-64, ppc32, ppc64, armv7l/armv6)
- FreeBSD (x86, x86-64)
- Solaris (x86, x86-64)
- Microsoft Windows XP and later (x86, x86-64)
See the download page to learn how to download and install Clozure CL.
The documentation page has links to pre-formatted versions of the manaul.
Documentation for CCL is written in a notation called CCLDoc. Please see the CCLDoc project page for information about this format.
As a free software project, Clozure CL relies on and welcomes contributions and support from its users. Clozure Associates has long supported the development of Clozure CL, but CCL is not now, and never has been, Clozure Associates' proprietary product.
So, please don't hesitate to partcipate on the mailing list or IRC channel. Keep an eye on the GitHub issues, and if one looks interesting, please let your interest be known!
The mailing list email@example.com is for general and technical discussion of Clozure CL. Note that you must be a subscriber in order to post.
To report a bug or request a feature, please open an issue on GitHub.