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