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Re: Algol front end
- From: Trevor Jenkins <Trevor dot Jenkins at suneidesis dot com>
- To: Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>
- Cc: Trevor dot Jenkins at suneidesis dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 16:38:47 +0000 (GMT)
- Subject: Re: Algol front end
On Tue, 14 May 2002, Robert Dewar wrote:
> > I believe that the amount of work needed to put either of them within the
> > gcc framework is about the same. a68g ... ctrans ...
> > The parser would need to be interfaced to the new
> > tree; something that is going to hamper attempts to bring gpc into the
> > fold. Sothis is clearly not soemthing that will make 3.2.
> I am amazed that anyone would even consider that this could "make 3.2".
Nobody did. I was pointing out that any such idea would be
unachieveable. Also who apart from me wants it? ;-)
> There is a *lot* of work here. Ctrans is a starting point, but only that.
Yes, there's the support library to consider. As I say both a58g and
ctrans are incomplete in that respect.