|Choosing software VM instruction sets firstname.lastname@example.org (1991-05-27)|
|Re: Choosing software VM instruction sets email@example.com (1991-05-28)|
|Re: Choosing software VM instruction sets firstname.lastname@example.org (Kees Goossens) (1991-05-29)|
|Date:||Mon, 27 May 91 21:42:06 -0400|
I'm interested in finding references about the design of instruction sets for
software based virtual machines. For instance, the HOC calculator in
Kernighan & Pike's "Unix Programming Environment" is a simple stack based
machine with a small number of operators.
I'm especially interested in references on compiling a HLL, such as C, for a
VM that runs on a wide variety of different hardware platforms (rather than,
say, using the VM instruction set as an intermediate language).
Thanks in advance,
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