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Re: Assembler backend (was: GNU Sather Status)

From: Eray Ozkural
Subject: Re: Assembler backend (was: GNU Sather Status)
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 11:20:22 +0300

Hi nobbi,

Norbert Nemec wrote:
> So, the way I propose would be to create a modular compiler with a C-backend
> which can then be optionally replaced by a assember backend.

Using an intermediate language is definitely not a wrong thing.
However, C language has its own assumptions, and might not be very effective
as an intermediate language. The affordance here is that C is quite portable.

How about making sather generate intermediate code for a known intermediate


Eray (exa) Ozkural
Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
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