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Re: [epsilon-devel] Mes 0.10 released


From: Arne Babenhauserheide
Subject: Re: [epsilon-devel] Mes 0.10 released
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:08:18 +0200

Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> writes:
> Arne Babenhauserheide writes:
>> Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I am pleased to announce the release of Mes 0.10, representing 82
>>> commits over 6 weeks.  Mescc now compiles a bootstrappable-modified
>>> TinyCC into a mes-tcc that in turn can successfully compile a trivial
>>> C program.
>>
>> Nice! How big are your changes to TinyCC?
>
> About this big:
>
> $ gl| head -30
> 6773110e lotsa debug printing
> 429e4366 bootstrappable: workaround mescc bugs.
> 5881b4cd bootstrap build scripts
> 2712a934 bootstrappable: struct by value assign.
> 54e9ae5b bootstrappable: constant pointer arithmetic.
> 10b7a57b bootstrappable: pointer arithmetic.
> 25f6dfa1 bootstrappable: mescc: use _start.
> 50af7c8c bootstrappable: gcc libraries, elf entry.
> d783ec19 bootstrappable: uint16_t in struct on heap.
> f0aed53b bootstrappable: nested foo ? bar : baz.
> 60a3181f bootstrappable: Complex field access.
> 13cc75c8 bootstrappable: str[r]chr (str, 0).
> fc977c55 bootstrappable: sizeof *type.
> 2ed23278 bootstrappable: for (;;).
> 7ab3f511 bootstrappable: Multi-line strings.
> 871dc3bb bootstrappable: foo = bar = baz.
> 9413c474 bootstrappable: switch (*foo = *++bar).
> a51c6757 bootstrappable: HAVE_BITFIELD.
> ca8aa2f4 bootstrappable: HAVE_FLOAT
> eff5bcf9 bootstrappable: char foo[][].
> 299e04fe bootstrappable: foo ()->bar.
> cb487ef6 bootstrappable: Comma operator.
> df8f57cf bootstrappable: Heterogeneous switch case.
> 4cd6da01 bootstrappable: Heterogeneous initializer list.
> 25d426a0 bootstrappable: Outline enums, structs, unions.
>
> For details, see
>
>     [8] https://gitlab.com/janneke/tinycc
>
> TinyCC uses (imho) unnecessarily complex C constructs.  Therefore it is (imho)
> not too well suited as a bootstrap dependency, at least not in an
> unpatched state.

It still works with GCC, right?

Best wishes,
Arne
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