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digitalmars.D - Converting Optlink from Assembler to C

reply Walter Bright <newshound1 digitalmars.com> writes:
http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/a9lxo/assembler_to_c/
Nov 30 2009
next sibling parent reply "Vladimir Panteleev" <thecybershadow gmail.com> writes:
On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 23:02:13 +0200, Walter Bright  
<newshound1 digitalmars.com> wrote:

 http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/a9lxo/assembler_to_c/

The link posted on reddit in broken: "You are not authorised to view this resource. You need to login." Broken link: http://dobbscodetalk.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&;show=Assembler-to-C.html&amp;Itemid=29 Working link: http://dobbscodetalk.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&show=Assembler-to-C.html&Itemid=29 Note the HTML entities... -- Best regards, Vladimir mailto:thecybershadow gmail.com
Nov 30 2009
parent Spacen Jasset <spacenjasset yahoo.co.uk> writes:
Vladimir Panteleev wrote:
 On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 23:02:13 +0200, Walter Bright 
 <newshound1 digitalmars.com> wrote:
 
 http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/comments/a9lxo/assembler_to_c/

The link posted on reddit in broken: "You are not authorised to view this resource. You need to login." Broken link: http://dobbscodetalk.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&;show=Assembler-to- .html&amp;Itemid=29 Working link: http://dobbscodetalk.com/index.php?option=com_myblog&show=Assembler to-C.html&Itemid=29 Note the HTML entities...

(which may already be written in c)
Nov 30 2009
prev sibling parent "Adam D. Ruppe" <destructionator gmail.com> writes:
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:14:32PM +0000, Spacen Jasset wrote:
 The article doesn't really say why optlink?

That's not really the point though - the article is discussing "how" rather than "why".
 Why not use another linker? 

Speed is a big one, but I imagine familiarity is another - Walter has worked with optlink for a lot of years and surely knows it very well. -- Adam D. Ruppe http://arsdnet.net
Nov 30 2009