[LLVMdev] What is the state of LLVM's ARM backend

Tomas Lindquist Olsen tomas.l.olsen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 09:52:57 PDT 2009

2009/4/1 Robert Schuster <theBohemian at gmx.net>:
> Hi,
> 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 of
> 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.
> Regards
> Robert

>From my experience, the ARM backend fails miserably on all except the
most trivial uses of first class aggregates. For our project, this is
a complete blocker on ARM platforms.


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