[LLVMdev] MC-JIT (any progress?)

Yuri yuri at rawbw.com
Wed Jun 29 16:36:01 PDT 2011

On 06/24/2011 13:23, Jim Grosbach wrote:
>> Any progress with this?
>> gitorious page shows the last update on Jul 27, 2010.
> There's basics for an MC JIT implemented now, but it's not yet full featured enough to replace the old JIT. Have a look at ExecutionEnginer/RuntimeDyld and ExecutionEngine/MCJIT.
> It's usable enough for some things; for example, dynamic expression evaluation in lldb. The biggest gaps are more thorough relocation support and lazy compilation.

Does it, or does it plan to write binary PIC code into the continuous 
memory area which can be saved and restored if needed? I was thinking, 
maybe I am mistaken, that the plan was to write code in memory as ELF 
which can be exported/imported as such. Is this the case?


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