gbr3 - Man Page

GAMBAS Interpreter


gbr3 [options] <executable file> [<arguments>]


Gambas is a free development environment based on a Basic interpreter with object extensions, a mix of Java(tm) and Visual Basic(tm). With Gambas, you can quickly design your program GUI, access MySQL or PostgreSQL databases, pilot KDE applications with DCOP, translate your program into many languages, and so on...

gbr3 is the interpreter that allows you to execute a Gambas executable.



enter debugging mode

-h, --help

display help and exit

-H, --httpd

run through an embedded http server


disable just-in-time compiler


do not unload shared libraries

display license
-p <path>

activate profiling and debugging mode

-r <path>

redirect standard error output

-s <class>

override startup class

-t, --trace

dump the position of each executed line of code

-T <tests>

run the specified test modules

-V, --version

display version


The latest version of Gambas can always be obtained from, documentation about the language is at

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