[LLVMdev] [ANN] llvm-py 0.5 released.

Mahadevan R mdevan.foobar at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 21:45:51 PST 2008

> Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 09:30:09 -0800
> From: Nick Lewycky <nicholas at mxc.ca>
> Subject: Re: [LLVMdev] [ANN] llvm-py 0.5 released.
> To: LLVM Developers Mailing List <llvmdev at cs.uiuc.edu>
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> Mahadevan R wrote:
>> Hi.
>> Version 0.5 of llvm-py, Python bindings for LLVM, has been released.
>> This version supports (only) LLVM 2.4. New instructions of LLVM 2.4
>> (vicmp, vfcmp, insertvalue, extractvalue) are available.
>> Home page: http://mdevan.nfshost.com/llvm-py/
>> Feedback welcome.
> This is very nice. I especially appreciate the extensive user guide!
> Why do you use IPRED_xx and RPRED_xx instead of ICMP_xx and FCMP_xx? The
> latter is what we use in the C++ code and it seems to me that this is an
> unnecessary potential source of confusion.

These were based on the LLVMIntPredicate and LLVMRealPredicate enums
from LLVM-C. But ICMP_xx and FCMP_xx does seem more prevalent, and I
agree that it's more logical to use them instead. I'll add those and
deprecate the former.


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