[TUHS] PCC for the i386

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Fri Jul 12 01:12:01 AEST 2019

Jason Stevens <jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com> wrote:

> Does anyone know where the 386 port from PCC came from?
> While trying to build a Tahoe userland for the i386, it seems that
> everything was built with GCC… Was there a PCC for the i386 around
> ’88-90?  It seems after the rapid demise of the Tahoe/Harris HCX-9
> that the non Vax/HCX-9 platforms had moved to GCC?

I'm pretty sure that from Tahoe on UCB just used GCC. The PCC based
compiler for i386 was available on System V ports, but by then
UCB wasn't using code from AT&T.

You can get a modernized PCC from


(CVS) or my git mirror at https://github.com/arnoldrobbins/pcc-revived.



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