|LCC - target: NS32000 processor email@example.com (1995-02-28)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (John in SD)|
|Organization:||America Online, Inc. (1-800-827-6364)|
|Date:||Tue, 28 Feb 1995 20:34:28 GMT|
Have spent the last week targeting LCC (cs.princeton.edu) for the National
Semiconductor 32000 series processor. Took 3 days and a false start
before I learned how to tweak the -.md file. A second start + 2 days and
I have a reasonably good running compiler.
In a word, the structured pattern matching, with cost analysis is an
EXCELLENT code generation algorithm. The similar work above on a Fortran
compiler, with purchased front end, took about 4 months using hand coding.
All of the fixed point is running. Floating point has yet to be tackled.
Will make the NS32K.md file available, if anyone is interested.
-- John Coffman
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