[LLVMdev] Calling between modules
isanbard at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 01:32:19 PST 2008
> I am fairly new to LLVM development.
> Currently I am trying to treat LLVM modules almost like ".o" files
> in a "normal" development environment, and then calling functions
> in one module from another module. Is this possible?
Yes! In fact, that's close to what modules are in LLVM. If you want
to call a function outside of a .o file, then you have an external
declaration of that function in the module, and then call it like
normal. You link the .o files like normal to create the final
> Basically, I want self contained chunks of code with dependencies
> on functions in other self contained chunks that get resolved at
> JIT time. I figured since the ExecutionEngine has an
> "addModuleProvider" function, this sort of behavior is supported.
> If not, what is addModuleProvider's intended use?
> When I can get LLVM to do what I want, it is truly incredible!
> Thanks for a great project!
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