[TUHS] Memory management in Dennis Ritchie's C Compiler

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Mon Aug 17 01:20:42 AEST 2020

Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile at majumdar.org.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a project to revive the C compiler from V7/V10.
> I wanted to check if anyone here knows about the memory management in
> the compiler (c0 only for now). I am trying to migrate the memory
> management to malloc/free but I am struggling to understand exactly
> how memory is being managed.
> Thanks and Regards
> Dibyendu

There already is a project that revived PCC, probably starting
with the one in 4BSD.


I have a git mirror, just to make things easier for access through


Starting from the V10 compiler would be interesting. It was not available
when the above project was started.



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