[LLVMdev] Questions about LLVM

Camille Troillard camille at osculator.net
Mon Jun 1 05:34:20 PDT 2009

On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 1:46 PM, Eli Friedman <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:

> > 1. Do you think it would make sense to use the clang codebase
> (specifically
> > Objective-C CodeGen / CGObjCRuntime) in order to generate the code that
> will
> > replace F-Script's interpretation?  If that is possible it would enable
> me
> > to start progressively porting F-Script to LLVM, instead of reinventing
> the
> > wheel and port everything at once.
> It's a possibility, but I'm not sure how much it'll help you; writing
> the bits you need from scratch shouldn't be much harder than making
> ObjC calls in an interpreter.

Alright, I can try this way.
Could you please elaborate on "the bits" I would have to write?
Does it mean implementing calls to the objc runtime?
I believe that would not be that difficult.

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