It works on *BSD, Linux, OSX and Solaris on x86 (nasm/gas), FreeBSD, OSX and Linux on AMD64 (yasm/gas), Solaris on SPARC, AIX and Linux on PPC/PPC64 and IRIX on MIPS64
The code of nwcc is written in C and is currently around 80,000 lines in size.
· Support for some core C language features is buggy on some platforms
· Support for symbolic debugging and profiling is missing
· There is absolutely no optimization, so the generated code is slow compared to the output of established compilers.