Brainfuck compiler
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README.adoc

bfc is a small, fast, self-contained, optimizing Brainfuck compiler for *nix on Intel x86-64.

Also included are several interpreters in various states of sophistication that document my progress as I was writing this, from the simplest approach to an optimizing JIT compiler.

It's pretty easy to retarget the compiler, it just means redoing half the work. Thanks to the unified ABI, adding support for another flavour of *nix only means changing the syscall numbers. The compiler itself is platform agnostic.

Building

Build dependencies: a C99 compiler
Runtime dependencies: Linux or OpenBSD

$ git clone https://github.com/pjanouch/bfc.git
$ cd bfc
$ make

To obtain dumps of the intermediate representation, compile with -DDEBUG:

$ make CPPFLAGS=-DDEBUG

Usage

$ ./bfc-amd64-linux [INPUT-FILE] [OUTPUT-FILE]
$ ./bfc-amd64-openbsd [INPUT-FILE] [OUTPUT-FILE]

When no input file is specified, standard input is used. Similarly, the default output filename is a.out. After the compilation, the resulting file can be run on the target platform.

Contributing and Support

Use this project's GitHub to report any bugs, request features, or submit pull requests. If you want to discuss this project, or maybe just hang out with the developer, feel free to join me at irc://irc.janouch.name, channel #dev.

License

bfc is written by Přemysl Janouch <p.janouch@gmail.com>.

You may use the software under the terms of the ISC license, the text of which is included within the package, or, at your option, you may relicense the work under the MIT or the Modified BSD License, as listed at the following site: