[LLVMdev] LLVM from C# or .NET
dpitsbawn at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 21:02:28 PDT 2015
No language war intended :) Just curios.
Alright, so there maybe a difference.
On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 3:46 AM, Tim Northover <t.p.northover at gmail.com>
> On 13 March 2015 at 20:10, Dave Pitsbawn <dpitsbawn at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If it is the same why wouldn't every one use a higher level language
> like C#
> > or Java to write their compiler?
> Language wars? Aren't there newsgroups and forums for that kind of thing?
> Generally, the same kind of arguments for each language family apply
> to compilers as anywhere else. With the added factor that LLVM itself
> is written in C++, so if you use anything different you're likely to
> suffer from mismatching expectations unless your FFI has had a lot of
> work put in.
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