|How hard is it to write a compiler ? firstname.lastname@example.org (Pradeep Tumati) (2000-10-22)|
|Re: How hard is it to write a compiler ? email@example.com (Ronald Benedik) (2000-10-23)|
|Re: How hard is it to write a compiler ? firstname.lastname@example.org (David Chase) (2000-10-23)|
|Re: How hard is it to write a compiler ? email@example.com (Lionel Pinkhard) (2000-10-23)|
|Re: How hard is it to write a compiler ? firstname.lastname@example.org (2000-10-23)|
|Re: How hard is it to write a compiler ? email@example.com (david lindauer) (2000-10-26)|
|Re: How hard is it to write a compiler ? firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason Patterson) (2000-10-26)|
|From:||Lionel Pinkhard <email@example.com>|
|Date:||23 Oct 2000 22:12:44 -0400|
Well, I'm working on my own, and my compiler is going swell! I'm
working on a new language, designed to be as simple as possible (a
little bit like Basic, just modified a lot), and I'm doing it on my
own. However, C/C++ and Java are pretty tough, since it's hard to put
them into BNF, and all that, but it's just a lot of work, and I still
think that one or two programmers should be enough. The only tool
you'll really need is a programming language :-), I'm using Turbo
Pascal, and it's doing great!
Just my opinion, I don't think it's THAT hard!
On 22 Oct 2000, Pradeep Tumati wrote:
> I was just wondering as for how many programmers one needs to design
> C/C++ and the Java compiler. Also, what is the time required to complete
> these two compilers with all the available tools. how long does it take to
> remodify the GCC compiler (semantic and the code generation parts)
> completely and make a product out of that.
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