|backend question email@example.com (Martin Doering) (2002-11-12)|
|Re: backend question firstname.lastname@example.org (Diego Novillo) (2002-11-13)|
|Re: backend question email@example.com (Hannah Schroeter) (2002-11-13)|
|Re: backend question firstname.lastname@example.org.OZ.AU (Fergus Henderson) (2002-11-13)|
|Re: backend question email@example.com (Joachim Durchholz) (2002-11-13)|
|Re: backend question firstname.lastname@example.org (2002-11-17)|
|Re: backend question email@example.com (Joachim Durchholz) (2002-11-20)|
|Re: backend question firstname.lastname@example.org (David Chase) (2002-11-20)|
|Re: backend question email@example.com (Fermin Reig) (2002-11-24)|
|Re: backend question firstname.lastname@example.org (felix) (2002-11-24)|
|[12 later articles]|
|From:||"Fergus Henderson" <email@example.com.OZ.AU>|
|Date:||13 Nov 2002 12:19:35 -0500|
|Organization:||Computer Science, University of Melbourne|
|Posted-Date:||13 Nov 2002 12:19:35 EST|
"Martin Doering" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>If I would like to write a native compiler for a toy language (just
>for my personal interest), the hardest thing for me is to generate
>code for a specific processor in the end. So my question is, if I
>could skip this last step by just using some well know intermediate
>For Minix there is a amsterdam compiler kit, which seems to provide
>something like this. Are there others? And is there something like
>this not too huge in size? I just want to play around a bit. Yes, and
>it should be free...
>[These days the most popular intermediate format is C. -John]
Other alternatives include
- Java byte codes
- .NET IL
See <http://www.msdn.microsoft.com/net/>, <www.go-mono.com>,
- Interfacing with the GCC back-end
See <gcc.gnu.org>; in particular see the "treelang" toy
- Interfacing with other compilers, such as VPO, MLRISC, or lcc.
Fergus Henderson <email@example.com> | "I have always known that the pursuit
The University of Melbourne | of excellence is a lethal habit"
WWW: <http://www.cs.mu.oz.au/~fjh> | -- the last words of T. S. Garp.
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