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GNU poke 2.1 released

Item posted by Jose E. Marchesi <jemarch> on Mon 07 Feb 2022 10:15:57 PM UTC.

I am happy to announce a new release of GNU poke, version 2.1.

This is the first bugfix release in the 2.x series.

See the file NEWS in the distribution tarball for a list of issues fixed in this release.

The tarball poke-2.1.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:

  Mohammad-Reza Nabipoor
  Luca Saiu
  Alfred M. Szmidt
  Bruno Haible
  Sergio Durigan Junior

Special thanks to Bruno Haible for his help in testing this release.

And this is all for now.
Happy poking!

Jose E. Marchesi
Frankfurt am Main
8 February 2021

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