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Re: [Tinycc-devel] OT (Re: modern c++ compiler written in C)

From: Sean Conner
Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] OT (Re: modern c++ compiler written in C)
Date: Sat, 16 May 2015 16:37:12 -0400
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It was thus said that the Great address@hidden once stated:
> Indeed, a good comparison. Let's say this way: Yes, I would be willing
> to give up the prototypes and const if the compiler would become an order
> of magnitude smaller and faster. (Hmm wonder if a K&R tcc-lookalike can be
> made to fit into 64K code + 64K data? _That_ would be great :)

  If you really want a C compiler that can fit in 64K (or 128K with split
I+D) then look at Small-C.  Quite popular during the late 70s/early 80s, it
was written to run on 8-bit CPUs at the time.  The version I have is easily
1/10 the source of TCC.  


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