Bill Gunshannon bill.gunshannon at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 14 20:05:31 CDT 2022

On 3/14/22 20:53, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> Saw a note on the GCC list that I thought some here might find interesting: it announces the existence (not quite done but getting there) of a COBOL language front end for GCC.  Interesting.  For those who deal in legacy COBOL applications that want a more modern platform, I wonder if this might be a good way to get there.  Run old COBOL dusty decks on Linux, yeah...

We already have GnuCOBOL which works just fine (most of the time).

> I wonder if I can make build that front end with the pdp11 back-end.  :-)

I wasn't aware it was still possible to build the PDP-11 back-end.  I
thought support for that was dropped ages ago.


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