[Mono-devel-list] Pascal compiler?

Alexandre Rocha Lima e Marcondes alexandremarcondes at psl-pr.softwarelivre.org
Sun Mar 13 23:08:13 EST 2005

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 02:39:21 +0100
Willibald Krenn <Willibald.Krenn at gmx.at> wrote:

> >> We have four possiblities as I see it:
> >>  4.> Take (g)mcs and make it understand Delphi
> > 
> > I would love to be able to leverage all of the talent that has been
> > used to make the mcs and gmcs compilers.  Even if we could merge a
> > new parser onto the gmcs back-end it would simplify the task
> > greatly. Furthermore, the optimization work being done on the gmcs
> > compiler is a great attention getter for me.
> I have to agree: "Don't re-invent the wheel."
> So how do we start? Do we need a mono svn module, or do we work
> off-site e.g sourceforge?
> I guess we agree on C# as programming language, so we do not need
> another Delphi.NET compiler for bootstrapping (though we need very
> good unit tests then) and probably can reuse existing utilities for
> the C# and VB(?) compilers.


	I think the best way is to start from the gmcs code. We should speak with Miguel de Icaza, to see if we are not duplicating efforts, and in my opinion we could put the code on the mono repository if Miguel allows us.

	I would like to help on this project (on my spare time) also.

   Alexandre Rocha Lima e Marcondes (P4Tecnologia)
	MonoBrasil MonoBASIC DelphiNeroAPI DelphiProcess
	"Automação Comercial Brasil" "Turbo Power Abbrevia"
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