[LLVMdev] Why llvm-gcc? Another beginner's question.

Hendrik Boom hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Tue Jun 3 07:47:49 PDT 2008

On Tue, 03 Jun 2008 09:23:46 -0500, John Criswell wrote:
> It depends on what you want to do.  If you want to use LLVM as a
> replacement for GCC, then yes.  If you want to compiler C/C++ code to
> LLVM so that you can  analyze/transform it using your own LLVM passes,
> yes.  If you're writing your own language front-end for LLVM, then no.
> Hope that helps.

That's exactly what I needed to know.  Thanks.

-- hendrik

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