Subject: Re: Compiling fast on a VAX?
To: None <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-vax
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, 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.


Dave McGuire
Port Charlotte, FL
Farewell Ophelia, 9/22/1991 - 7/25/2007