[Coco] Re: cc6809 project
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Wed Mar 23 21:38:30 EST 2005
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 18:22:06 -0800
"John R. Hogerhuis" <jhoger at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 21:05 -0500, Albert Stinger wrote:
> > It don't matter to me. I like using the K&R style just fine. It's where
> > it all started anyway. I remember when they said that K&R c language
> > would practically get rid of interfacing to other systems type problems.
> > All you needed was to use the stdlib and write your own input and
> > output type routines where the manual specified. What ever happened
> > to that statement. Now there is as much if not more interfacing
> > problems between systems and even programs on the same system.
> Now back porting open source stuff to the Coco... well, first the issue
> is there is no ANSI C compiler (that's being worked on). The second
> issue is that you're taking programs compiled for a 32-bit machine to c
> an 8/16 bit machine, without much beyond the standard library supporting
> you. So there are issues beyond language there too...
It would most likey be a case of working to port or sustitute libraries that are
beyond the standard library. But, that in itself is almost as daunting as ANSI C
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