[LLVMdev] What is the state of LLVM's ARM backend
echeng at apple.com
Wed Apr 1 10:41:21 PDT 2009
LLVM ARM v6 backend is in fairly good shape. Even the JIT passes
nearly the entire llvm test suite. There are some known missing bits:
1. Exception handling
3. Debugging support (should be trivial to hook up if it's not done)
Also the thumb backend is not awesome. Its performance is not great.
On Apr 1, 2009, at 6:34 AM, Robert Schuster wrote:
> the ARM backend lacks some stuff like support for atomic intrinsics. I
> learned the hard way (crash). Lately I was told that the ARM backend
> LLVM is generally in its early stages of development.
> I would like to know more about this. Which stuff is missing, known to
> be unstable and the like.
> Thanks in advance for taking the time.
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