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LinuxDevices: Open Source Compiler Demos Speed, Compactness With Boottime Compile Trick

Nov 01, 2004, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])


Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"A project to build a C compiler small enough to enable C to be used as a scripting language has released an impressive technology demonstration: a bootloader that uses the Tiny C Compiler (TCC) to compile a Linux kernel from source at boot-time in as little as 15 seconds.

"TCCBoot is framed on creator Fabrice Bellard's website as a demonstration application for Bellard's Tiny C Compiler (TCC), described as 'a tiny but complete ISOC99 C compiler which enables you to use C as scripting language...'"

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