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Another approach is to implement the compiler for 'L' in a similar language 'K' that already exists, then implement a transpiler from 'K' to 'L'. Now you can transpile the compiler to get the self hosted source which can be recompiled with the old compiler to get the newly compiled binary.
 
Another approach is to implement the compiler for 'L' in a similar language 'K' that already exists, then implement a transpiler from 'K' to 'L'. Now you can transpile the compiler to get the self hosted source which can be recompiled with the old compiler to get the newly compiled binary.
  
This is the approach golang used. D also applied this technique to the frontend of their compiler.
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This is the approach golang used.
  
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIE5nV5fDwA GopherCon 2014 Go from C to Go by Russ Cox]
 
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIE5nV5fDwA GopherCon 2014 Go from C to Go by Russ Cox]
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5daHGXSetXk D - UVU: Daniel Murphy - DConf 2015]
 

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