[LLVMdev] llvm-gcc and -emit-llvm
gordonhenriksen at mac.com
Mon Jun 9 20:23:40 PDT 2008
On 2008-06-09, at 18:20, David Greene wrote:
> On Monday 09 June 2008 14:52, Dale Johannesen wrote:
>> It seems clear the current interface can be confusing; you are not
>> the first. Perhaps -emit-llvm should be renamed to indicate it
>> does not necessarily result in emitting llvm IR? -output-format-
>> llvm? Seems pretty ugly, maybe someone can do better.
> -mcpu=llvm? Yes, it may require some mucking around with config
> files, but it would at least be consistent.
LLVM bitcode/assembly v.s. object code/assembly is orthogonal to CPU
architecture. -mcpu=ppc and -mcpu=x86 will generate different IR. So
this is no good.
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