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Last Build Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 21:08:28 -0000


SoftPear Development Guide available

Mon, 10 Jan 2005 21:08:28 -0000

If you would like to contribute to SoftPear, you can find a Development Guide containing the details of our implementation and some tips under

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

SoftPear Preview Release available

Sun, 09 Jan 2005 18:19:07 -0000

SoftPear Preview Release has been released. You can run the Mac OS X versions of gzip, zip, unzip and some more small command line tools under Linux and FreeBSD (on i386 and compatible computers) and for testing purposes under Mac OS X itself.

This is achieved by a Mach-O file format loader, the PearPC generic CPU core ( and a wrapper around calls to libc functions.

The download ( is 288 KB in size and includes the complete source, binaries for Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X, some test programs and a README.