Subject: Re: Compiling fast on a VAX?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
Date: 09/21/2007 17:25:04
On Sep 21, 2007, at 10:32 AM, David Brownlee wrote:
> The answer to everyone's "gcc takes forever to compile"
> prayers may be closed to being answered...
> Ragge has rewritten the original PCC - the goal to be a
> small, fast C99 compiler under a BSD licence.
> Currently the x86 backend is getting all the focus, but
> there is a prototype of a VAX backend which could do with
> being updated by someone with the necessary time and fax-fu.
> You can get it from http://www.ludd.ltu.se/~ragge/pcc/, plus
> a copy is in NetBSD-current.
> So... anyone up to the challenge?
This is an intriguing project, and it pleases me bigtime to see it
happening. I'm not much of a compiler internals guy, but I'd love to
do some testing and code generation comparisons.
Port Charlotte, FL
Farewell Ophelia, 9/22/1991 - 7/25/2007