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Re: "No aliasing = no garbage collection"
> On Sep 25, 9:22am, Oyvind Teig wrote:
> ? Subject: Re: "No aliasing = no garbage collection"
> ? > > Microchip Technologies PIC processors
> ? > > that zip along in assembly are much cheaper than ones that use C,
> ? > Well actually there is a PIC 'C' compiler, sold as part of the L150
> ? See:
> ? http://gales.ecs.soton.ac.uk/software/spoc/
> ? http://gales.ecs.soton.ac.uk/software/spoc/spoc.PIC-linux.tgz
> ? May 1999.
> ? Sam Ellis's version of SPoC with the PIC back end. This includes
> ? binaries for Intel iA32 linux and ARM linux (!) along with the
> ? sources for the GMD compiler tools and his project report.
> ? It's a good version for a new user to get.
> ? --
> ? Oyvind
> ? @ Oyvind Teig (oyvind.teig@xxxxxxxxxxxx, oyvind.teig@xxxxxxxxxxxx)
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> ?-- End of excerpt from Oyvind Teig
> This wasn't exactly the point I was making... I was aware of the PICs
> built for a C compiler. What I meant to point out was the much smaller,
> cheaper PICs with the same capabilities that use assembly - smaller and
> cheaper because they don't have to support C stacks, etc. The code
> looks the same in assembly as in C.
The "SPoC for PIC" does not generate C, but PIC assembly code.
Sue me if I'm wrong on this. So it should be suitable for the smaller
PICs as well, I believe..
@ Oyvind Teig (oyvind.teig@xxxxxxxxxxxx, oyvind.teig@xxxxxxxxxxxx)
@ Navia Maritime AS, division Autronica, 7005 Trondheim Norway
@ Tel: +47 73 58 12 68, Fax: +47 73 58 10 01
@ Now part of world's largest company in maritime electronics:
@ Publications at: http://www.autronica.no/pub/tech/rd/index.htm