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Re: [tree-ssa] Building GENERIC trees cont.


> >When I was doing the fortran frontend I created an empty frontend that was
> >hardcoded to compile "void foo{return 0;}". Once this worked I started
> >plugging in the actual frontend implementation. I'm afraid I never kept
> > this skeleton frontend (actually there were several:).  It would have
> > bitrotted beyond usefulness anyway.
>
> Wouldn't it be useful to have some code available for compiler authors
> to start
> with when building their own front end? Having a fairly complete framework
> to start with would make starting a new front end a much lower-cost
> (time) project
> than it is currently.

That was the idea of treelang. However no-one maintained it, so it was 
removed.

Paul


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