[LLVMdev] Questions for new Backend

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Sun Apr 27 15:58:44 PDT 2008

On Apr 27, 2008, at 1:43 PM, Christopher Lamb wrote:

> Hi Cedric, Chris,
> I had a similar thought, namely that having a simple 16/8-bit arch  
> in clang+LLVM would be a great instructional tool. I'm currently  
> whipping  up a quick back end for the 16-bit LC-3 instructional  
> architecture (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LC-3). I thought it'd be  
> a good example because it is both extremely simple, but also quite  
> functionally complete, and it has free assemblers and simulators  
> available (not to mention that it's used to teach basic architecture  
> and tools at a number of universities).
> If you think this would be useful let me know and I can commit back  
> to the repo sooner rather than later.

That would be very nifty.

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