[llvm-dev] [RFC] RISC-V backend

Alex Bradbury via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Aug 17 13:12:11 PDT 2016

On 17 August 2016 at 20:55, Rui Ueyama <ruiu at google.com> wrote:
> Slightly off-topic, but if you want to port the entire toolchain to RISC-V,
> you may want to add RISC-V support to LLD. I took a quick look at the
> specification a few months ago and found that that's pretty straightforward
> EFL ABI, so I expect you only need a few hundred lines of new code to
> support RISC-V. I actually tried to do that at that moment as my weekend
> project but gave up because I found that no code was upstreamed.

I'd love LLD support - I'll eventually get round to it if nobody else
does but I'd really welcome someone more familiar with LLD internals
to take it on. Rafael has also expressed an interest, so that's two
people who are massively over-qualified in that respect :)



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