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From: Carlos Eduardo Lenz <lenz@i...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ANNOUNCE: Tools from the C-- Project
Does anyone on the list uses Plan9?

It is possible to port Ocaml to Plan9?
I think it whould consist of:
-translating the configure script to an mkfile.
-converting ocamlyacc.
-converting Ansi C to Plan 9 C in byterun/.
-converting the assembler files.

I don't have the knowleage, nor the time, but I can test.

ps: Ocaml whould make Plan 9 much more productive, even without Tk or Gtk.

Thanks,

Carlos E Lenz
lenz@inf.ufsc.br

On Mon, 4 Mar 2002, Christian Lindig wrote:

> 
> The C-- compiler project releases internal development tools.
> 
>                 http://www.cminusminus.org/tools.html
> 
> OCamlError 1.0
> 
> When an Objective Caml byte code program dies with an uncaught exception
> or assertion failure, it can hint at the origin of the exception with a
> stack trace. A stack trace lists module names and source code positions
> in modules as character offsets from the beginning of the corresponding
> source file. Because editors support navigation best by line and column
> numbers, tracking down the origin of an assertion is somewhat tedious.
> OCamlError reads a stack trace and annotates it with readable and
> editor-friendly source code positions. When source code preprocessors
> introduce CPP-style #line directives, these are also honored.
> 
> OCamlError is implemented as a literate program with the Noweb tool
> (http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~nr/noweb) and comes with everything to
> compile it from source code. The documentation is in HTML and Unix
> manual page format. OCamlError is released into the public domain.
> 
> 
> OCamlBurg 1.0
> 
> OCamlBurg is a code generator generator: it takes a pattern matching
> specification and generates a dynamic-programming algorithm that
> implements the matching.  Unlike an ML pattern, a Burg pattern covers
> only part of a tree. Dynamic programming finds at run time the cheapest
> way to cover a tree with patterns.  The typical application is inside a
> compiler to translate an expression tree into code that evaluates the
> expression at run time. OCamlBurg is inspired by Fraser, Hanson, and
> Proebsting's IBurg implementation for C
> (http://www.cs.princeton.edu/software/iburg).
> 
> Like OCamlError, OCamlBurg is implemented as a literate program and
> comes with everything to build it from the source. It is released into
> the public domain as well.
> 
> 
> Mk from Plan 9
> 
> Mk is a successor to Make designed by Andrew Hume. It is used at Bell
> Labs and in Plan 9.  While conceptually close to Make, it has resisted
> feature bloat and shines at the details.  In particular, variable
> handling in Mk is unified with the sh(1) shell which is typically used
> to execute actions.  The result are simple and understandable mkfiles,
> the equivalent to Makefiles.
> 
> Mk is distributed as C source code that was extracted from the Plan 9
> source release and ported to Unix. It comes with documentation in PDF
> format and a manual page. Mk is released under the Nuova Open Source
> License.
> 
> 
> Christian Lindig <lindig@eecs.harvard.edu>
> Norman Ramsey <nr@eecs.harvard.edu>
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