[LLVMdev] [lld] Using llvm-mc in lld test suite

Jim Grosbach grosbach at apple.com
Fri Jan 10 09:49:21 PST 2014

On Jan 10, 2014, at 9:23 AM, Shankar Easwaran <shankare at codeaurora.org> wrote:

> Hi Simon,
> We have been converting object files to yaml files and using that as inputs. PECOFF uses obj2coff for some of the tests. I think llvm-mc should also work, I am not sure if there is a difference in terms of functionality in the Mips integrated assembler compared to llvm-mc ?

If there is, that’s a really bad bug in one or the other. The primary intended use of llvm-mc is for testing the integrated assembler without having to call clang.


> Thanks
> Shankar Easwaran
> On 1/10/2014 1:47 AM, Simon Atanasyan wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is it OK to use llvm-mc in the lld test suite?
>> I do not want to maintain assembler, object and test files for small
>> MIPS target related test. Instead of that I prefer to keep a single
>> test file with assembler code and test suite instructions. Is it
>> acceptable way?
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