[LLVMdev] Re: Introduction.

Andi Kleen ak at suse.de
Fri Dec 2 22:02:15 PST 2005

Brian Makin <merimus at yahoo.com> writes:

> I've been reading through the documentation for llvm
> and am quite interested in helping.  I am an
> experience c and c++ programmer but a bit rusty on the
> compilers.
> I'm currently reading through the ideas for projects. 
> It looks as through llvm may be very deep in some
> optimization (IPA) but not as strong in others.  Are
> there some textbook passes which I could start with?

The x86 backend seems to be quite weak. If you're interested
in x86 code one straight forward way might be to go through 
the Intel and AMD optimization guides and implement some 
of the suggestions in there.


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