[TUHS] Early Internet work (Was: History of select(2))
dave at horsfall.org
Mon Jan 30 23:13:48 AEST 2017
On Sun, 29 Jan 2017, Clem Cole wrote:
> That said, is you want a goos starting point the best C compiler for the
> 8080 was the Leor Zolman's "Brain Damaged Software" C -- aka BDS C.
> Which he has put in the public Domain:
Talk about brain-damaged software... BDS C is irretrievably broken, with
all sorts of things missing. I used to use Hi-Tech C for CP/M, but I
don't know whether they're still in business. It was a full ANSI C
compiler, with function prototypes, initialisation assignments, static
As Henry Spencer once said, to be called a C compiler it ought to at least
be able to compile C...
(And as I've said on many occasions, the true test of a compiler is
whether it can compile itself.)
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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