SDCC 3.5.0 released

Philipp Klaus Krause <>
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:03:24 +0200

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From: Philipp Klaus Krause <>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.c,comp.compilers
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Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:03:24 +0200
Keywords: C, available
Posted-Date: 26 Jun 2015 15:02:46 EDT

SDCC is a free C compiler targeting 8-bit architectures. It aims to be a
useful, standard-compliant, efficient compiler. Since it targets
architectures quite different from today's standard RISC with many
registers, it has some unusual optimizations.

A recent presentation on SDCC can be found at


P.S.: See below for the release announcement:

> Hello SDCC friends,
> Today a new release of SDCC was made. We are now at version 3.5.0.
> You can get it at:
> So what's new?
> * --disable-non-free configure option
> * Changed default language dialect from --std-sdcc89 to --std-sdcc99
> * Reorganized and updated manual
> * Reduced memory consumption (most noticeable for high --max-allocs-per-node)
> * Faster compilation for stm8 (most noticeable for high
> --max-allocs-per-node)
> * atoll() function for conversion of strings to long long
> * __z88dk_fastcall and __z88dk_callee calling conventions for more
> efficient function calls and better compability with z88dk
> * --lospre-unsafe-read renamed to --allow-unsafe-read
> And of course numerous feature requests and bug fixes are included as well.
> Once again I hope you will enjoy using this new release.
> Maarten Brock
> SDCC 3.5.0 Release Manager

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