[TUHS] pdp-11 assembly as a hll?
dave at horsfall.org
Wed Feb 14 16:43:34 AEST 2018
On Tue, 13 Feb 2018, Warner Losh wrote:
> I was wondering what it would take to convert the v6/v7 basic program
> into something that can be run today.
Hmmm... If it were C-generated then it would be (somewhat) easy, but it's
hand-written and hand-optimised... You'd have to do some functional
analysis on it e.g. what does this routine do, etc.
> Its 2128 lines. It doesn't have that fun instruction in it :)
I know! Say ~2,000 lines, say ~100 people on this list, distributed
computing to the rescue! That's only 20 lines each, so it ought to be a
piece of cake :-)
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU) "Those who don't understand security will suffer."
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