[llvm-commits] RFC: Stub backend

Hal Finkel hfinkel at anl.gov
Sun Apr 8 14:28:39 PDT 2012

On Sun, 8 Apr 2012 23:47:15 +0400
Anton Korobeynikov <anton at korobeynikov.info> wrote:

> Hello Everyone
> Right now one to add new backend should introduce 15 new classes of
> approx 1K LOC size with non-trivial dependencies here and there.
> What do you think if we'd just add a dummy "stub" backend which will
> contain such skeleton implementations? It might be good start for
> everyone willing to add new backend, plus since it will be in the tree
> it will always up-to-date.


I think that this is a good idea; furthermore, it might be useful for
writing tests of the selection-dag infrastructure that are independent
of any actual target.


Hal Finkel
Postdoctoral Appointee
Leadership Computing Facility
Argonne National Laboratory

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