[LLVMdev] Add a backend

Anton Korobeynikov anton at korobeynikov.info
Sat Mar 14 00:05:35 PDT 2015

This function is autogenerated. You need also to change top-level
configure / cmake files.

On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 8:38 AM, Daniel Dilts <diltsman at gmail.com> wrote:
> In attempting to add a backend I came across the documentation here:
> http://llvm.org/docs/WritingAnLLVMBackend.html
> The section on the build system seems to be out of date, or maybe I don't
> understand it.  I copied the Sparc target to a directory (Foo for the
> example), added Foo to the subdirectories list in
> llvm\lib\Target\LLVMBuild.txt and to LLVM_ALL_TARGETS in
> llvm\CMakeLists.txt.  I removed the files except for FooTargetMachine.cpp
> and FooTargetMachine.h.
> FooTargetMachine is not completed yet, but I was trying to compile and get
> linker errors about _LLVMInitializeFooTargetMC referenced in function void
> llvm::InitializeAllTargetMCs(void).  I do not see anything about how to
> implement this function.
> Is there additional documentation about how to implement a backend that I am
> missing?
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With best regards, Anton Korobeynikov
Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, Saint Petersburg State University

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