[LLVMdev] Patch: MSIL backend global pointers initialization

Artur Pietrek artur.pietrek at kalray.eu
Fri Apr 3 06:25:35 PDT 2009

Anton Korobeynikov wrote:
> Hi, Artur
>> I'm working on that backend now, so probably I'll send some more patches
>> soon. I'd be grateful if you could give me some suggestions how to add
>> some test for that backend to the test-suite. On Linux the output code
>> could be run on Mono and compared with outputs for other backends but
>> I'm not sure if it's preferable to involve third party apps.
> Tests usually should be self-contained. So, you can, for example, just
> grep the output for "critical" points, which should always be there.
Ok, thanks.
> Please refine you patches to be consistent with LLVM's coding style and
> I'll apply them.
I'm sorry, attached again.

So again, one of them makes the global pointers initialization work.
The second one allows executing code with vararg pinvoke functions under 
Mono. It generates separate function declaration for each call signature.


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