Subject: Re: Availability of pi/px/pix/pxref/pxp ?
To: Richard Rauch <>
From: Lou Glassy <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/05/1999 13:22:46
On Sun, 5 Dec 1999, Richard Rauch wrote:

> Date: Sun, 5 Dec 1999 05:32:21 -0600 (CST)
> From: Richard Rauch <>
> Subject: Re: Availability of pi/px/pix/pxref/pxp ?
> There's also p2c in our package system.
> I don't know how it compares to the gpc that someone mentioned---but p2c
> (in our packages system already) supports several Pascal dialects and
> spits out C code.  From the first paragraph of the man page:

>        be acceptable as the new source files for a program.  In a
>        pinch, p2c will also serve as an ad hoc Pascal compiler.

Well, I really do want a Pascal compiler.  I'll go look at gpc again.
According to the bug-listings at the main gpc web site, gpc's static type
checking still has many holes in it.

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