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PC-BASIC release 2.0.7

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@robhagemans robhagemans released this 02 Apr 19:40

For desktop use, use one of the installers here.
For Python use, install with pip install pcbasic.

With this release, the 2.0 branch of PC-BASIC is now in maintenance mode.
New development will take place on a new 2.1 branch, which will drop support for deprecated features and old Python and OS versions.

Please note:

  • The Mac package is only ad-hoc codesigned. If you have problems with the install, please ensure you have convinced your Mac's Gatekeeper to allow installation of such software.
  • When installing with apt on Ubuntu, please ensure you have enabled the "universe" repository where the dependencies of this package reside.
  • The .rpm package has been discontinued, I've not been able to make it work.

Selected improvements

  • Fixes issues #218, #219, #212, #208
  • Fixes an issue with screen updates on Windows (issue #166, mark 2)
  • Fixes various compatibility issues with WINDOWed graphics
  • Fixes issues with redirection of printer output and standard input
  • Enables 12 function keys through KEY 30, 31 in syntax=advanced (BASICA), use syntax=gwbasic to disable
  • Improves test coverage
  • Improves crash reporting

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