[LLVMdev] help writing an IR targeting backend
pidgeot18 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 15:13:29 PDT 2012
On 10/30/2012 6:32 PM, Humphreys, Jonathan wrote:
> I’ve got a newbie question and am looking for some pointers. I want
> to implement a backend that targets another compiler IR format.
> Looking through the backend documentation, the infrastructure is
> stated to be flexible enough to do this (and refers to a hypothetical
> GCC IR backend). However, all of the documentation I’ve run across
> addresses actual ISA targets. Is there any documentation or examples
> of IR targeting backends?
The closest example I can think of is the NVPTX backend, whose output
format uses virtual registers (although it doesn't really have any
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