[cfe-dev] Advice for front-end design?
Philip Reames via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sun Sep 20 21:57:24 PDT 2015
On 09/17/2015 10:36 PM, Joachim Durchholz via cfe-dev wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm starting work on a new language (not going to make excuses for
> that), and my initial plan was to use LLVM as backend.
> Looking at the Kaleidoscope tutorial, I found that LLVM-as-backend
> makes no attempt at supporting the frontend side (d'oh); in
> particular, it doesn't offern patterns or best practices for
> organizing things like input stream handling, line/column number
> bookkeeping, or error message generation.
> Would it make sense to turn to clang for that?
> If yes, where should I start reading?
Not directly what you were asking about, but once you have something
basic working all the way through, you may find this document useful:
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