[LLVMdev] Query regarding LLVM compiler backend

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Fri Oct 17 13:41:09 PDT 2014

On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 02:11:59PM -0500, Nitin Mukesh Tiwari wrote:
> Dear LLVM Team
> I am looking for a c compiler based on LLVM not on GCC. I have installed the clang++ as per the instruction provided and compiler is set and running. Now my query is the Clang++ and LLVM installed from the page 
> http://clang.llvm.org/get_started.html has LLVm as backend or does it have GCC as its backend. 

clang does not support GCC as backend. You might be confusing this with
Dragonegg, which uses GCC as frontend and creates LLVM IR.


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