[fpc-devel] Blackfin support

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Sat Jul 10 13:27:59 CEST 2010

Jeppe Johansen schrieb:

> I would be interested in knowing whether it would be feasible to create 
> DSP backends for FPC. I recently had the experience of using a TMS320C26 
> which probably has to be programmed in assembler due to the limits of 
> the instruction set. But I hear newer DSPs use instruction sets geared 
> alot more towards highlevel compilers

This IMO would require new language elements, for parallel/vector 
operations, dedicated libraries, or *very* clever optimizers. A 
general-purpose language like Pascal is not suited for coding DSP 


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