Re: DLX compiler

Michael Meissner <>
21 Sep 2000 18:10:08 -0400

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From: Michael Meissner <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 21 Sep 2000 18:10:08 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 00-09-049
Keywords: code, C

Ofer Perets <> writes:

> Hello!! Does anybody know,is any C free C compiler for the DLX
> processor ? I need compiler that generate DLX asm code (running on
> unix/linux/win95)
> thanks

Doing a simple google search for dlx gcc reveals among others:

Note, it seems to use a 2-3 year old version of gcc (2.7.x), which is
at least better than the 5 year old version of gcc (1.37) found in
some of the other sites mentioned. The current GCC sources do not
include a machine description for the DLX machine. Unfortunately, I
suspect it might be hard to trace down all of the people who have
modified this version in order to get the proper assignments so it can
be included in the FSF (let alone upgrade the port to the current

Michael Meissner, Red Hat, Inc.
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