[pups] Bringing up the fist C compiler

Johnny Billquist bqt at update.uu.se
Fri Sep 6 09:21:17 AEST 2002

On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Al Kossow wrote:

>  > I guess my MACRO-11 implementation of C isn't good enough. > (Well, it ain't mine, it's the normal DECUS C, but I'm hacked some at it.) 
>   and to bring this full circle, do you know where DECUS C came from? 

I've seen rumours that it's supposed to be derived from a c compiler
output of a c compiler.
Might be true, and might not. I've been digging a little in it by now, and
it has atleast been pretty modified from that possible source anyhow.

I seem to remmeber that there was a discussion on this topic somewhere
about a year ago, but I don't remember if anyone relly knew.


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