Parrot 6.9.0

A free virtual machine designed to efficiently compile and execute bytecode for dynamic languages
Parrot currently hosts a variety of language implementations in various stages of completion, including Tcl, Javascript, Python, Perl 6, Ruby, Lua, Scheme, PHP, APL, and a .NET bytecode translator.

NOTE: If you do not want to build Parrot from sources you can use Macports to easily install it using the following command in a Terminal window:

sudo port install parrot

last updated on:
October 22nd, 2014, 7:50 GMT
file size:
4.6 MB
developed by:
Parrot Foundation
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operating system(s):
Mac OS X
binary format:
Universal Binary
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What's New in This Release:
  • Core:
  • Changed behavior with illegal escape sequences, GH #1103. Do not silently skip the \ anymore, throw an EXCEPTION_INVALID_CHARACTER error with "Illegal escape sequence \o in 'string\o'".
  • Add platform encoding functions for darwin, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and NetBSD, fixing rakudo problems with UTF-8 locales. #1092
  • Enable trap op (int3) on x86_64 also
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