On 23 July 2018 at 16:12, Clem Cole <clemc@ccc.com> wrote:

On Sun, Jul 22, 2018 at 4:49 PM, Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile@majumdar.org.uk> wrote:

It seems that Dennis Ritchie wrote a paper 'A Tour through the Unix C
Compiler' which is quite useful in understanding the compiler. I have
converted the doc to Markdown format as well which makes it easier to

​You might try downloading the PDF or PS versions of the V7 documents from amazon.   It seems like a lot less work work and will be a lot easier to read.   Also Gnu groff runs on pretty much everything these days, so going from the V7 troff sources yourself is not difficult; in fact its pretty smart.   Its still the best 'pure document compiler' out there.  And it means you can add your additions/ corrections / notes to what Dennis did right inline.

Hi - thank you for the links. I am not familiar with troff; I amanged to convert to Markdown from a text version.
Here it is:


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