On 2018-02-01, at 23:56:19, Jim Mulder wrote: > ... simplistic environments > where all of your problems can be recreated with an unoptimized compiles while > running under an interactive debug tool. We certainly do not have that > luxury in the operating system. > BTDT. Ouch! The debug option should not conceal any flaws manifest under optimizatization.
> ... PL/X is compiled into assembler source code. > ... My limited dealings with the > pseudo-assembler listings generated by the IBM C compiler suggest that > the IBM C compiler really sucks in that regard, at least compared to PL/X. > The Pascal compiler I was working on generated pseudo-assembler listings. I worked to make them valid assembler, if only to confirm the validity of the generation. Never quite completed the chore. Likewise, the "cc" command has the option of generating pseudo-JCL. But that's a cop-out. It ought to be verifiable by actually running the job. -- gil