|Retargetable assemblers and linkers? firstname.lastname@example.org (2000-11-11)|
|Re: Retargetable assemblers and linkers? email@example.com (Joachim Durchholz) (2000-11-14)|
|Re: Retargetable assemblers and linkers? firstname.lastname@example.org (2000-12-18)|
|Date:||11 Nov 2000 10:09:09 -0500|
|Organization:||Deja.com - Before you buy.|
|Keywords:||linker, assembler, question, comment|
|Posted-Date:||11 Nov 2000 10:09:09 EST|
Are there such things? That is, I would like to feed my x86 compiler's
code generator back end with sparc or mips code and have the proper
object code generated. Even better if I then could call a retargetable
linker... If there are no such beasts around, someone ought to make
[Yes, there are programs that translate one machine language to another.
DEC wrote a very complete one to translate VAX to Alpha, for example,
and there have been a variety of JIT x86 to Sparc or 68K translators.
It's a lot easier if source and target have the same byte order and
otherwise similar data formats. -John]
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