[LLVMdev] Lost in the documentation
gordonhenriksen at mac.com
Mon Apr 28 14:54:31 PDT 2008
On Apr 28, 2008, at 17:32, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> In http://llvm.org/docs/FAQ.html, when taking about writing a compiler
> that uses LLVM (at least I think that's what the FAQ question is
> the FAQ recommends
>> # Call into the LLVM libraries code using your language's FFI
>> function interface).
>> * for: best tracks changes to the LLVM IR, .ll syntax, and .bc
>> * for: enables running LLVM optimization passes without a
>> emit/parse overhead
>> * for: adapts well to a JIT context
>> * against: lots of ugly glue code to write
> Now, which particular libraries would that be
With the exception of the 'util' and 'tools' directories, the entire
LLVM source tree consists of libraries.
> where are their API(s) documented?
etc etc etc.
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