[llvm-dev] Sparc Software Float library calls
Jacob Hansen via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Apr 18 05:50:43 PDT 2016
I am working on a patch to add software floating point support on Sparc.
The solution rely on library calls such as __adddf3, __muldf3, __subdf3
etc. I have been able to successfully link to these functions from the
compiler-rt project builtins (which I compiled manually as I could not
find a way to cross-compile the compiler-rt builtins for Sparc with the
current build system), and I also tested linking with libgcc. Both
appears to be working well.
I am unsure if I need to provide a deeper integration with compiler-rt
(i.e provide a way to (cross-)compile compiler-rt so the patch can be
used without manual linking/building the required software floating
point builtins), or whether it would be OK to leave it as is and rely on
the user to ensure the correct libraries are provided at linking?
I am also working on a patch to enable the option to be enabled with
-msoft-float in Clang, although I am having an issues with the Target
Features being reset in the backend, when I do not manually provide the
soft float option to llc (mattr). It appears related to the following
, and it looks like I would need to implement this change for the Sparc
target in order to get it to work, but maybe there is a better way of
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