(programming, tool)   A hand-coded, retargetable compiler for ANSI C written by Dave Hanson <[email protected]>. lcc's parser is faster than yacc and the code it generates is "as good as GCC".

Version 1.8 includes a compiler, test suite and documentation. lcc has been ported to Vax, commercial backends for MIPS, SPARC, 68000 are cheap for universities. Chop is a code generator for use with lcc.

E-mail: <[email protected]>.

["A Retargetable C Compiler: Design and Implementation", Addison-Wesley, 1995, ISBN 0-8053-1670-1].

Last updated: 1998-03-20