re: porting unix programs to mac

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re: porting unix programs to mac

Post by Info-Mac » August 27th, 1984, 9:23 pm

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From: Bill Croft

"...and does not exceed sumacc's limit of
one 32K segment..."

While it is true that SUMACC currently does not support overlays,
there is no limit on the size of the program (other than the amount
of physical memory). Thus SUMACC programs on the current hardware
are limited to about 80K bytes.

The 32K byte limit you mentioned DOES exist for Pascal (workshop)
segments, since these use PC-relative addressing, which is restricted
to +-32K offsets.