|porting a compiler to a new architecture firstname.lastname@example.org (1999-03-09)|
|Re: porting a compiler to a new architecture email@example.com (1999-03-10)|
|Re: porting a compiler to a new architecture firstname.lastname@example.org (Jan Gray) (1999-03-22)|
|Re: porting a compiler to a new architecture email@example.com (Hans Walheim) (1999-03-22)|
|Re: porting a compiler to a new architecture firstname.lastname@example.org (Norman Ramsey) (1999-03-28)|
|From:||Hans Walheim <email@example.com>|
|Date:||22 Mar 1999 01:13:45 -0500|
> I'm designing a RISC CPU for fun, and wanted to know how difficult it
> would be to port a compiler like gcc to generate code (non-optimized is
> fine) for my machine? I'm ignorant of compilers, but can learn .. I'd
> just like to assess how difficult it would be.
If you find gcc or lcc too intimidating you could try Small-C. You
should be able to get it to compile its own sources in 5-10 days. I have
a 32-bit version of Small-C at http://www.bahnhof.se/~inters/downld.html.
For more info about Small-C look in the comp.compilers FAQ.
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