phorward (libphorward) is a generic C/C++ library and toolbox, serving platform-independent utilities for different purposes.
- parray - Dynamically managed arrays & stacks
- pccl - Character-classes
- plex - Lexical analysis
- plist - Linked lists, hash-tables, queues & stacks
- pregex - Regular expressions
- DEBUG-facilities - Logging, tracing and run-time analysis
- pgetopt - Command-line options interpreter
- pstr*, pwcs* - Enhanced string operations
- pdoc - C source code documentation tool
- pinclude - Generate big files from various smaller ones
- plex - Lexical analyzer generator and interpreter
- pproto - C function prototype generator
- pregex - Regular expressions match/find/split/replace
- ptest - C program test facilities
A recently updated, full documentation can be found here, and is also locally available after installation.
Building phorward is simple as every GNU-style open source program. Extract the downloaded release tarball or clone the source repository into a directory of your choice.
./configure make make install
And you're ready to go!
Alternative development build
Alternatively, there is also a simpler method for setting up a local build system for development and testing purposes.
To do so, type
make -f Makefile.gnu make_install make
This locally compiles the library or parts of it, and is ideal for development purposes.
The entire library including its tools can be made available in one target directory by using the script
This makes stand-alone integration of the entire library into other projects possible without a previous installation or porting, and easier maintainable packages.
The generated stand-alone package contains a
Makefile and can directly be built.
libphorward is developed and maintained by Jan Max Meyer, Phorward Software Technologies.
You may use, modify and distribute this software under the terms and conditions of the MIT license. The full license terms can be obtained from the file LICENSE.
Copyright (C) 2006-2019 by Phorward Software Technologies, Jan Max Meyer.