|Teaching compiler courses email@example.com (1991-11-15)|
|Re: Teaching compiler courses Dan.McCue@newcastle.ac.uk (Daniel L. McCue) (1991-11-20)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (Jim Kadin)|
|Date:||Fri, 15 Nov 91 13:25:56 EST|
I am teaching an undergraduate compiler writing course and I would like
some pointers as to what target language to use for the students'
Our source language is a subset of Pascal. We will be implementing the
compilers in C on Sun workstations.
I've been thinking of using the USCD P-code machine for the target
Is this a good idea?
What do other people use when teaching compiler courses?
Does anyone know where I can get the source for a P-code interpreter that
will run on SUNOS? (or source for other reasonable machine interpreters?)
Thanks a lot.
Please send responses to:
[I would think that a target machine with registers would be more realistic
for most purposes. There are a few simulators for real machines such as
James Larus' SPIM. See message 90-09-033. -John]
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