From: Tim Josling <tej@me...> - 2001-06-19 20:38:51
Yes I am still working on it. I am half way through doing 'IF' at
Threee places to start:
1. http://gcc.gnu.org has a 'readings' link. The GCC manual is
2. The new 'treelang' language which is at
http://cobolforgcc.sourceforge.net/butree.tgz. IMHO this is a
much better 'toy' language. It is plaanned to include it into the
GCC source tree soon.
3. The COBOL complier manual has a guide on writing front ends at
> Are you still working on the COBOL frontend for GCC?
> I just thought I'd mail and pester you about the best possible place to
> start the long journey to enlightenment; i.e. where to start to write a
> new frontend for GCC.
> Is that toy language the best place to start? I hear that GCC has a
> fairly complex inner language (for ??) Where can I find out what I need
> to implement a front end for a new language?
> With thanks,
> James Buchanan
> Muli Management Pty Ltd