[Oberon] Assumed issue in the Lola-2 compiler
paulreed at paddedcell.com
Sun Apr 14 19:58:49 CEST 2019
> critical statement is "x := x DIV 10H"; if x=-1, then I would assume
> the result of this assignment would be zero, or am I wrong?
Unfortunately, yes. Since DIV by a constant power of two is implemented
as an arithmetic shift right in all of Prof. Wirth's recent compilers,
it's kind of a given in the Oberon world, sorry!
I think when trying to do what you're doing, however pure it would
ideally like to be, the ugly details of implementation will always rear
their ugly heads to head-butt you sooner or later - you have my
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