[llvm-dev] pseudo Instruction usage
Friedman, Eli via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jun 13 18:52:43 PDT 2018
On 6/13/2018 6:36 PM, 유원호 via llvm-dev wrote:
> Hi, I have an question which sounds pretty naive.. (sorry, I just
> stepped into LLVM Backend first time)
> I saw many backend source codes having Pseudo Instruction Type.
> But I wonder what this Instruction type means
> I feel confused with 'pseudo code' with algorithm terminology.
> Could anyone make this clear what is different from those two concepts?
A "pseudo-instruction" in LLVM is a MachineInstr which doesn't
correspond to a specific assembly instruction. It's a placeholder which
will get converted to a real instruction or series of instructions by
some later pass.
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