Smallest TCP/IP code?

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Fri Feb 18 09:16:38 2005

>>>>> "Jochen" == Jochen Kunz <> writes:

 Jochen> On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 21:10:44 -0500 Paul Koning
 Jochen> <> wrote:

>> Anyway, the BSD 2.x code might be helpful; after all that fits
>> into a PDP-11. And it's written in C.

 Jochen> I just thought the same.

>> As for the compiler, you could do a Nova port for GCC... :-)
 Jochen> Or modify the 2.x BSD cc to emit code for the Nova... I know
 Jochen> that the old BSD PCC was extended to support ANSI C and emit
 Jochen> PDP-10 code for the PDP-10 port of NetBSD because PCC is so
 Jochen> small and simple. --

Interesting. But there is also a PDP-10 port of GCC, see

Also, GCC already supports the PDP-11, which suggests that a Nova port
might not be all that hard. (Certainly easier than the PDP-10 port
was, with its funky word size.)

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