[llvm-dev] Users of MIPS and PowerPC backends in production-class projects?

Hal Finkel via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Feb 23 14:16:11 PST 2017

On 02/22/2017 04:56 AM, Nemanja Ivanovic wrote:
> For PowerPC, common uses are on little endian systems running Linux. 
> The ABI used on such systems is the ELF v2 ABI and both the GNU linker 
> and GOLD are in widespread use as far as I'm aware. Big endian systems 
> running Linux are somewhat common but they use the ELF v1 ABI and 
> mostly the GNU linker.
> I will defer to Hal Finkel (on Cc) for use on larger distributed 
> systems as well

We use the LLVM/PowerPC on big-Endian PPC64/Linux using recent binutils 
in production (on POWER7 and the BG/Q).


> as to others for use of the PowerPC back end on 32-bit and embedded 
> processors.
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:48 AM, ardi via llvm-dev 
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org <mailto:llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     I'd like to experiment with the MIPS and PowerPC backends, but,
>     considering that they aren't widely used processors, I'd like to start
>     with the same environment (OS/ABI/linker) used by the people who work
>     with these backends.
>     So, what OS/ABI/linker use the people who use these backends for
>     production work?
>     Thanks!!
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Hal Finkel
Lead, Compiler Technology and Programming Languages
Leadership Computing Facility
Argonne National Laboratory

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