Projects / Ftwalk


Ftwalk is a high level script programming language, very similar to awk, but greatly extended to include a richer type system, object-oriented features, 300+ built-in functions, extensibility through dynamic libraries, etc., which makes it roughly comparable to languages like Perl. It does file tree searches, and was originally used to implement selective redundant copy backup stores. It can be run interactively as a calculator.

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Recent releases

  •  23 Jun 2000 13:06

    Release Notes: This release adds packaging changes to use CVS,, and more GNU coding standards. Porting updates have been added for Linux and UnixWare.

    •  24 Jun 1999 20:00

      Release Notes: Release 1.5.2 now available. Changes include new licensing (now GPL), porting fixes (mostly Linux), and some significant language changes to make it easier to port awk scripts to Ftwalk.


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