[Oberon] RISC5

Chris Burrows chris at cfbsoftware.com
Wed Apr 23 00:35:44 CEST 2014

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nemo [mailto:cym224 at gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 7:12 AM
> To: ETH Oberon and related systems
> Subject: Re: [Oberon] RISC5
> [...]
> > So that porting to a different architecture, just means replacing the
> > pseudoCode byte sequence/S?
> Yes but you must do some homework first to understand how the compiler
> and how the code generation works.  I am not familiar with the Oberon
> compiler and thus cannot give you detailed guidance.  The compiler is
> discussed in Chapt 12 of the book.  I suggest reading that chapter before
> looking at the compiler source.

Excellent advice! If you have any difficulty understanding Chapter 12 I
recommend that you go back one step and download and read Wirth's Compiler
Construction book and work through the exercises:



Chris Burrows
CFB Software

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