[fpc-devel] Porting FPC to IBM zArch

Bernd Oppolzer bernd.oppolzer at t-online.de
Sun Sep 1 03:56:32 CEST 2013

Am 17.08.2013 21:31, schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> Bernd Oppolzer wrote:
>> - first I would like to port the Stanford compiler to Windows, OS/2 
>> and maybe Linux 386,
>> using FPC. Only phase 1, which generates PCode. My goal is not to get 
>> a compiler
>> which produces executable code, but to learn about the issues when 
>> porting an EBCDIC
>> compiler to an ASCII machine, in the first place. This is of course 
>> much easier than the
>> other direction (FPC to zArch), because the compiler is much smaller.
> Is the Stanford compiler related to P4, since I notice that a port of 
> P4 to FPC/Delphi has just been published on Berlios 
> https://developer.berlios.de/projects/pp4fpc/
My version is an extended version of the McGill University compiler of 
1982 (which was part of
the MUSIC/SP system), which is an extension of the Stanford compiler of 
which is an extension of Niklaus Wirth's P4 compiler.

Sorry for the late answer; I was off for holidays.

Kind regards


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