An ANSI/ISO compliant open source alternative to proprietary C
Written and optimized specifically for the MinGW implementation of the
While it strives for C99 compliance, the library will also include some Microsoft-specific functions and extensions and some POSIX functions, for convenience.
The library is licensed under the SMART license.
You are welcome to join the developer team if you're interested.
:: project page :: CVS web interface :: discussion forum :: MinGW :: Dev-C++ ::
Currently, MinGW relies on the Microsoft implementation of the C
which is found in msvcrt.dll. The SMART library will:
- replace msvcrt
- allow static linking of the runtime library
- provide better standards compliance
- have better performance
- have all the benefits of an open-source project (such as custom compilation, debugging, quick fixing etc.)
The SMART team
Frederic Marchal [fmarchal]
Adrian Sandor [aditsu]
Eric Ross [drarem]