[LLVMdev] Any idea on translate x86 assembly to LLVM IR?

Evan Cheng evan.cheng at apple.com
Mon Mar 3 23:57:35 PST 2008

This is a hard problem. Machine assembly is (mostly) untyped. You also  
have to reconstruct CFG, translate it back to SSA form. Not to mention  
how do you translate instructions where there is no equivalent llvm  


On Mar 3, 2008, at 9:48 PM, cradnil wrote:

> I'am now considering converting x86 machine assembly into LLVM IR,  
> does anyone know about any existing project or resource related to  
> this area?
> Any difficulities or any ideas on this?
> thanks for your replies in advance.
> cradnil
> 2008-03-04
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