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obcpl (BCPL compiler)

This is an x86 (IA-32) port of the "classic" old BCPL compiler (around
1980) from the Tripos Research Group at Cambridge University.

As a real, working computer language implementation, that can be studied,
modified, and played with, this old BCPL compiler has a good deal to
recommend it. The compiler frontend consists of only about 2000 lines
of BCPL code, and (as supplied here) compiles to a static (fully-linked)
x86 binary that is less than 36000 bytes in size.

x86_64 note: obcpl doesn't require multilib on Slackware64. It only
generates 32-bit x86 code, but the binaries it creates are 100% statically
linked, and will run fine on Slackware64 without multlib.

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: tripos,cambridge,xerox,alto,parc
ChangeLog: obcpl


Source Downloads:
obcpl-0.9.8.tar.xz (170223f85130c9b7f54082481a492045)

Download SlackBuild:
obcpl.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 14.1

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