[LLVMdev] Bignum development

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 20:15:23 PDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 7:37 PM, Bill Hart <goodwillhart at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 12 June 2010 03:24, Eli Friedman <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Bill Hart <goodwillhart at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>>>> There are obviously numerous ways we might use LLVM to aid development
>>>>> of "bsdnt". I'll keep exploring those options. It sounds like, for the
>>>>> time being, analysing existing code output and looking for ways to
>>>>> improve it on certain arches is perhaps one way we may be of
>>>>> assistance.
>>>> Sounds like an interesting project.  We're always happy to answer
>>>> questions and add projects to the http://llvm.org/ProjectsWithLLVM/
>>>> page.
>>> As soon as we decide whether we can actually do what we hope, and when
>>> we actually have some code which is not imaginary, definitely I'll
>>> announce it here in the hope of getting a plug. :-)
>>> Believe it or not, one of the critical issues for one of our devs is
>>> Win64 support. I know that's not available at this point. If anyone
>>> has any comments on that, it would be great to know what the plans
>>> are, if any, for this.
>> The only issue I know of is http://llvm.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=5005
>> ; perhaps someone else knows more.
> Wait, you *do* support Win64? You seriously need to put this on your webpage!!
> It's not just me that missed this!!

Support is in-progress.
http://llvm.org/releases/2.7/docs/ReleaseNotes.html#portability is the
set of architectures which have gone through release verification for
the most recent release, and is a subset of usable architectures.
Perhaps it would be appropriate to put a list of in-progress
architectures somewhere.


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