[LLVMdev] Installing tbgen with llvm by default.

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Tue May 5 09:27:49 PDT 2009

On May 4, 2009, at 11:03 PM, Mikael Lepistö wrote:

> Hi,
> Would it be possible to set tbgen to be installed with llvm? For our  
> project http://llvm.org/ProjectsWithLLVM/#tta-tce it would be very  
> helpful, because our tools generate compiler backend plugins in the  
> fly for each customized processor and plugin generation needs tbgen  
> for handling td files.

Sure, would you care to prepare a patch?


> Because of tbgen not beeing distributed, our users cannot use llvm  
> from their favorite distribution packages, but they have to have  
> llvm sources as well to be able to use our tools. Basically we have  
> workaround where we copy tbgen sources of each supported version of   
> llvm to our project tree and write compile rules and install it with  
> our project, which is a bit painful.
> Mikael Lepistö
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