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Compiling Esterel into sequential code

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1 Author(s)
Edwards, S.A. ; Synopsys Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA

This paper presents a novel compiler for Esterel, a concurrent synchronous imperative language. It generates fast, small object code by compiling away concurrency, producing a single C function requiring no operating system support for threads. It translates an Esterel program into an acyclic concurrent control-flow graph from which code is synthesized that runs instructions in an order respecting inter-thread communication. Exceptions and preemption constructs become conditional branches. Variables save control state; conditional branches restore it. Although designed for Esterel, this approach could be applied to compiling other synchronous concurrent languages

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Hardware/Software Codesign, 1999. (CODES '99) Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on

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1999

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