[llvm-dev] RFC: LLD range extension thunks

Ed Maste via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jan 18 15:48:24 PST 2017

On 4 January 2017 at 13:34, Peter Smith via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> I'm about to start working on range extension thunks in lld. This is
> an attempt to summarize the approach I'd like to take and what the
> impact will be on lld outside of thunks.

Now that LLD works well for FreeBSD/amd64 (and arm64 is very close)
I'm looking at other architectures, starting with mips64. The
statically-linked toolchain components currently fail to link with an
out of range jump, so I'm very interested in seeing this work
progress. Are you looking at only arm and AArch64? Once the
infrastructure is in I'll try to take a look at mips if nobody else
does first.

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