[Coco] cc6809 project status

Mark Marlette mark at cloud9tech.com
Sat Apr 9 23:46:22 EDT 2005

Way to go guys!!!

At 08:10 PM 4/9/2005, John R. Hogerhuis wrote:
>Just wanted to give everyone a update on the cc6809 project:
>cc6809 is the effort to port the SDCC 8-bit target C compiler to target
>the mc6809 CPU generally, and the Coco specifically.
>Work that has been done to date:
>1) Sourceforge project (cvs, mailing list) setup, branched the SDCC
>project and committed to CVS, replicated the hc08 code generator and
>device target as the mc6809 target, added to the build (John R.
>2) Created branch of the as6809 and aslink assembler and linker so that
>it can target OS-9 and RSDOS. Committed to CVS (Boisy Pitre)
>3) Integrated the assembler and linker into the sdcc build system
>4) First cut at register allocator committed (James Dessart)
>5) Acquired source code to Carl Kreider's C library (Boisy Pitre) and
>committed to CVS (James Dessart)
>Currently the build is broken due to James's additions, but he is hard
>at work on the code generator, and a first cut should be there soon and
>the build will be working again.
>However, if this holds anyone up let me know and I'll hack the code
>generator out of the build until James has something stable to commit.
>Alternatively you could get a branch from before he committed the
>change. My feeling though is that you should be able to get by even with
>the breakage in the code generator since there are separate makefiles
>for each subsystem.
>cc6809 project currently need help in the following area:
>Someone needs to adopt the mc6809 device target (basically, the standard
>library and init code) and integrate it with SDCC. Currently the files
>are just sitting there in CVS, not part of the build.
>-- John.
>Coco mailing list
>Coco at maltedmedia.com

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