[llvm-commits] CVS: llvm/docs/GettingStartedVS.html

Jeff Cohen jeffc at jolt-lang.org
Mon Mar 7 19:57:16 PST 2005

Changes in directory llvm/docs:

GettingStartedVS.html updated: 1.3 -> 1.4
Log message:

Clarify inability to generate assembly, and note that VC++ Express works.

Diffs of the changes:  (+6 -4)

 GettingStartedVS.html |   10 ++++++----
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Index: llvm/docs/GettingStartedVS.html
diff -u llvm/docs/GettingStartedVS.html:1.3 llvm/docs/GettingStartedVS.html:1.4
--- llvm/docs/GettingStartedVS.html:1.3	Tue Feb  1 23:46:20 2005
+++ llvm/docs/GettingStartedVS.html	Mon Mar  7 21:56:50 2005
@@ -50,8 +50,9 @@
   <p>The Visual Studio port at this time is experimental.  It is suitable for
   use only if you are writing your own compiler front end or otherwise have a
   need to dynamically generate machine code.  The JIT and interpreter are
-  functional, but it is currently not possible to directly generate an
-  executable file.  You can do so indirectly by using the C back end.</p>
+  functional, but it is currently not possible to generate assembly code which
+  is then assembled into an executable.  You can indirectly create executables
+  by using the C back end.</p>
   <p>To emphasize, there is no C/C++ front end currently available.
   <tt>llvm-gcc</tt> is based on GCC, which cannot be bootstrapped using VC++.
@@ -166,7 +167,8 @@
   <p>You will need Visual Studio .NET 2003.  Earlier versions cannot open the
   solution/project files.  The VS 2005 beta can, but will migrate these files
   to its own format in the process.  While it should work with the VS 2005
-  beta, there are no guarantees and there is no support for it at this time.</p>
+  beta, there are no guarantees and there is no support for it at this time.
+  It has been reported that VC++ Express also works.</p>
   <p>You will also need several open source packages:  bison, flex, and sed.
   These must be installed in <tt>llvm/win32/tools</tt>.  These can be found at
@@ -352,7 +354,7 @@
   <a href="mailto:jeffc at jolt-lang.org">Jeff Cohen</a><br>
   <a href="http://llvm.cs.uiuc.edu">The LLVM Compiler Infrastructure</a><br>
-  Last modified: $Date: 2005/02/02 05:46:20 $
+  Last modified: $Date: 2005/03/08 03:56:50 $

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