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Patches for the SAS/C 6.5x Development System
6.55 Patch (1M, requires SAS/C 6.50 or 6.51)
6.56 Patch (200k, requires SAS/C 6.55)
6.57 Patch (600k, requires SAS/C 6.56)
6.58 Patch (680k, requires SAS/C 6.57)
To get to the latest release, install the system in this order:
1) First install the 6.50 product.
2) Install the 6.55 patch.
3) Install the 6.56 patch.
4) Install the 6.57 patch.
5) Install the 6.58 patch.
Note: These patches all require the original SAS/C 6.50 diskettes. Also, it is not
necessary to install the 6.51 patch that is included with the 6.50 package,
but it will not hurt if you do.
Experimental C++ compiler (~500k) with template support.
Last update was March 4, 1998. Click here for a list of features and limitations of the
experimental compiler. You will need SAS/C 6.5x to be able use this version.
The goal of this release is to get as much testing out of the portable C++
compiler as possible.
PPC Compiler Beta 22 Now Available
Download the SAS/C PPC Update Patch (beta22).
This version includes support for creating PPC HUNK style shared libraries.
There are three shared library examples, that all use a slightly different
technique. Read the 'manual.txt' file for descriptions and limitations of
This patch requires the SAS/C 6.5x Development System.
Also, portions of this patch require
version 45.13 or greater of Phase 5's 'ppc.library'. The latest version can
be found here.
Here are some sample PPC programs that I have
compiled with this compiler. Note: This version has been re-compiled with
Beta 10, and a new (faster) form of CTRL-C checking. You will need V45.5 or
later of ppc.library for CTRL-C to work with the ELF executables in this
SAS/C 6.50 is Sold Out!
As of January 31, 1998, SAS Institute is out of stock of the SAS/C 6.50
The End of an Era
The updates/patches found here are the last that will be made available. There
will be no further updates for the Amiga 68k or PPC compiler.