[TUHS] man Macro Package and pdfmark

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Fri Feb 21 20:17:51 AEST 2020

"Thomas Paulsen" <thomas.paulsen at firemail.de> wrote:

> >SunOS's compiler that shipped with it wasn't that usable. It didn't
> >fully support the C standards at the time. 
> >It was used primarily for two things....
> >*) To bootstrap GCC so one had a usable compiler to build packages. 
> so this can only be true for later not to say final days of sun-o2,
> as gcc wasn't available before.
> Was it Stephen's pcc or Dennis CC?

It was PCC based. Once PCC became available with V7, it was used
for porting pretty universally. The 'P' stood for "portable" after all;
it was explicitly designed for retargeting.


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