Re: intermediate rep. which?

"Mohd Hanafiah Abdullah" <>
Sat, 8 May 1993 16:07:53 GMT

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From: "Mohd Hanafiah Abdullah" <>
Keywords: optimize
Organization: Indiana University Computer Science, Bloomington
References: 93-05-033
Date: Sat, 8 May 1993 16:07:53 GMT (Jason L. Eckhardt) writes:
>I'm planning on writing a compiler for a subset of 'C'...
>[What's a good intermediate representation?]

I used an Abstract Syntax Tree IR for my ANSI C compiler, and it was great
as far as retargetability and optimizations were concerned. Some people
say that ASTs are too high-level for certain optimizations at the register
level, but I found out that this wasn't true. ASTs are quite versatile.


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