Re: Want help building C-like compiler

Juergen Kahrs <>
28 Mar 1999 17:01:08 -0500

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From: Juergen Kahrs <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 28 Mar 1999 17:01:08 -0500
Organization: STN Atlas Elektronik GmbH SLE1
References: 99-03-069
Keywords: C, interpreter

Song wrote:

> I'm trying to write a simple scripting language with C/C++ look..

Sorry, but arent there enough of them around yet ?

> My goal is to make a compiler which understands C like language and spit out
> op-codes which will be fed to a virtual machine.
> Op-codes and virtual machine are worked on by someone else.

lcc is an ANSI/ISO compatible compiler which is already able to spit
out code for a "symbolic" target:

The symbolic code looks a bit confusing first because it is not in
"linear" execution order. The order represents a tree and has to be
linearized before execution.

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