[LLVMdev] Intel vs. AT&T Assembly.

Jeff Cohen jeffc at jolt-lang.org
Tue May 2 09:07:18 PDT 2006

Already committed yesterday.

Aaron Gray wrote:
>> Ok, less talk and more action.  I just implemented proper Microsoft 
>> ML/MASM support.  It probably has a few rough edges, so if anyone 
>> wants to try it out please do and let me know if you encounter any 
>> problems.
>> Note that you cannot take a bytecode file created by llvm-gcc on 
>> Unix, move it to Windows, translate it to Intel syntax assembler, 
>> assemble it with ML and expect it to work.  You'll get an object 
>> file, but it won't link.  It used to work, but something changed to 
>> make the C runtime libraries incompatible.  lli cannot run the 
>> bytecode file either for the same reason, nor will using CBE work 
>> anymore either.
>> But for those of us writing our own front ends, this isn't a problem.
> I got the code I did from the mailing list.
> It needs some reworking as I created another TableGen identity. Its 
> attached.
> If you can wait a week (as I am on another project at the moment) I 
> will be able to do that.
> Aaron
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