Oil 0.9.8


This is the home page for version 0.9.8 of Oil, a Unix shell. To use it,

  1. Download a source tarball.
  2. Build it and do a "smoke test", as described in INSTALL.

These steps take 30 to 60 seconds on most machines. After installation, see Getting Started.

Test results, metrics, and benchmarks are shown below.


File / SHA256 checksum Size
oil-0.9.8.tar.xz 1,275,340
oil-0.9.8.tar.gz 1,794,150
oil-native-0.9.8.tar.xz 249,460

Note: oil-native is a preview release, not a working shell.

What's New


The Doc Overview links to all docs. Here is the subset of them that are ready to read:

More docs:

Tests, Benchmarks, and Metrics

The associated quality page has many measurements.

Generated on Sat Feb 19 18:43:17 EST 2022