[LLVMdev] [Fwd: Fwd: LLVM and threading]

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Thu Nov 1 20:35:55 PDT 2007

On Nov 1, 2007, at 7:59 PM, John Criswell wrote:
> Dear All,
> Here's a question Vikram and I received.  Is the LLVM JIT thread safe?

Yes it is (it acquires a lock before jit'ing).  Note that LLVM itself  
is not thread-safe, so if your main thread is generating llvm IR  
dynamically, you have to take the JIT lock to prevent the JIT from  
hurting any generator of IR.


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