r190533 - Clarify the status of PowerPC support.
rdivacky at freebsd.org
Wed Sep 11 10:12:50 PDT 2013
Date: Wed Sep 11 12:12:49 2013
New Revision: 190533
Clarify the status of PowerPC support.
--- cfe/trunk/docs/UsersManual.rst (original)
+++ cfe/trunk/docs/UsersManual.rst Wed Sep 11 12:12:49 2013
@@ -1313,11 +1313,19 @@ C++, Objective-C, and Objective-C++ code
limited number of ARM architectures. It does not yet fully support
ARMv5, for example.
+The support for PowerPC (especially PowerPC64) is considered stable
+on Linux and FreeBSD: it has been tested to correctly compile many
+large C and C++ codebases. PowerPC (32bit) is still missing certain
+features (e.g. PIC code on ELF platforms).
-clang currently contains some support for PPC and Sparc; however,
-significant pieces of code generation are still missing, and they
+clang currently contains some support for other architectures (e.g. Sparc);
+however, significant pieces of code generation are still missing, and they
haven't undergone significant testing.
clang contains limited support for the MSP430 embedded processor, but
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