[LLVMdev] llvmdev: Windows support

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Tue Oct 10 14:07:10 PDT 2006

On Tue, 10 Oct 2006, [ISO-8859-2] Žiga Osolin wrote:
> My name is Žiga Osolin and I am one of administrators of baadengine
> project (www.baadengine.org). It is an open source, BSD-licenced, game
> engine. We are very interested in llvm to provide us runtime code
> generation (basically, wrappers to easily call scripts from C++ and
> vica-versa, via vtbl (we replace vtbl for scripted types)) and also to
> allow our VM to run on llvm. Our engine is intended to be OS neutral, so
> we also need windows version of llvm. I have checked the latest version
> of llvm and the VC7.1 projects don't seem to be up-to-date with you
> project (maybe I am mistaken). Do you have any plans for Windows version?

As Anton mentioned, we do support mingw and cygwin.  The VC project files 
probably need minor updating, but are largely ok.  The person who used to 
keep them up-to-date is no longer working on LLVM at this point.

> If you don't, perhaps I could maintain windows version of llvm. 
> Otherwise, I must say your project is really great and it will suit our 
> needs really well. It may even allow us to run scripted code faster then 
> C++ ...

Cool! :)



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