[LLVMdev] is anyone using the sparc backend?

reed kotler rkotler at mips.com
Mon Oct 24 19:36:29 PDT 2011

On 10/24/2011 05:45 PM, Dan Gohman wrote:
> I'm removing old targets that no longer appear actively maintained,
> to reduce the burden for target-independent codegen maintenance.
> Does anyone object to the removal of the Sparc backend?
> Dan
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People have been working on the Sparc backend recently.

Sometimes these older backends are also good examples of how to code 
something in a new port.

I based the Mips delay slot optimization on that in the Sparc port.

I don't know about the alpha. That machine is fairly dead as far as I know.

Sparc is not dead. Don't delete that.


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