Larceny has been available for the SPARC since 1999. Common Larceny became available in November 2004. Petit Larceny became available in June 2005. ERR5RS and R6RS compatibility were added in November 2007.
The Larceny project started in 1991 at the University of Oregon under the direction of William D Clinger; most of the original implementation was written during 1991 and 1992 by Lars T Hansen. Development of Larceny resumed after Clinger and then Hansen moved to Northeastern University. Hansen began to develop Petit Larceny following the first release of Larceny in 1999; he also wrote the Intel IA32 native code generator. Common Larceny, which is based on Petit Larceny, was developed in 2002-2004 by Ryan Culpepper, Joe Marshall, Dale Vaillancourt, and others under the direction of Clinger and Matthias Felleisen. The more recent versions of these systems were built by Clinger, Felix Klock, Jesse Tov, and Chris Burns.