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GNU poke 2.0 released

Item posted by Jose E. Marchesi <jemarch> on Thu 27 Jan 2022 06:25:11 PM UTC.

I am happy to announce a new major release of GNU poke, version 2.0.

This release is the result of a full year of development.  A lot of things have changed and improved with respect to the 1.x series; we have fixed many bugs and added quite a lot of new exciting and useful features.

See the complete release notes at for a detailed description of what is new in this release.

We have had lots of fun and learned quite a lot in the process; we really wish you will have at least half of that fun using this tool!

The tarball poke-2.0.tar.gz is now available at

> GNU poke ( is an interactive, extensible editor for binary data.  Not limited to editing basic entities such as bits and bytes, it provides a full-fledged procedural, interactive programming language designed to describe data structures and to operate on them.

Thanks to the people who contributed with code and/or documentation to this release.  In certain but no significant order they are:

As always, thank you all!

Happy poking!

Jose E. Marchesi
Frankfurt am Main
28 February 2022

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