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|Re: Is it just me or... email@example.com (1997-01-25)|
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|Re: Is it just me or... firstname.lastname@example.org (Tim Roberts) (1997-01-30)|
|Re: Is it just me or... email@example.com (1997-02-07)|
|Re: Is it just me or... firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-02-08)|
|Re: Is it just me or... email@example.com (Carl Cerecke) (1997-02-11)|
|Compiler Books was: Is it just me or... firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-02-16)|
|Re: Is it just me or... 100440.2732@CompuServe.COM (Robert Taylor) (1997-02-16)|
|Re: Compiler Books was: Is it just me or... danwang@nordica.CS.Princeton.EDU (1997-02-20)|
|Re: Is it just me or... email@example.com (1997-02-22)|
|Re: Is it just me or... firstname.lastname@example.org (1997-03-01)|
|From:||Carl Cerecke <email@example.com>|
|Date:||11 Feb 1997 22:22:05 -0500|
|References:||97-01-180 97-01-185 97-02-058|
> I would like to know why I can't find a good book on compiler
>writing that isn't either:
> a) "Here's the source for a Very Tiny <language>." or
> b) a jungle of mathematical notation that is not explained in the
>text. (I'm not a mathephobe, but I do like to understand what I
The book "A retargetable C compiler: Design and implementation" by
C Fraser and D Hanson explains the source code for their C-compiler,
including code-generation for three targets (R3000,SPARC,386).
The book is a "literate program".
I've only read the bit on parsing and syntax error recovery so YMMV.
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