[LLVMdev] llvm mips backend!
bruno.cardoso at gmail.com
Fri Feb 16 06:06:22 PST 2007
2007/2/15, Andrew Lenharth <andrewl at lenharth.org>:
> On 2/15/07, bruno cardoso <bruno.cardoso at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm interested on implementing the MIPS backend as a student in a compiler
> > course on my university, starting in 2 weeks from now!!
> > I've seen on the mailing list history no one has done it so far
> > (although a lot said they would)!
> > am i right?
> It doesn't exist and I know of no one actively working on it. The
> biggest requirement to successfully do a backend is having reasonable
> speed hardware (of that architecture) to work on. Not strictly
> necessary, but it really helps.
i`ve got a R4000, not so fast but i think it will help a lot!
> That and the realization that hello world is a big step for a backend :)
> Good luck!
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