[LLVMdev] Status of Elsa->LLVM

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Sat Dec 22 01:19:53 PST 2007

On Dec 21, 2007, at 1:08 PM, Richard Pennington wrote:

> I'm a little further along now. I've started to put together a simple
> driver for Elsa and LLVM that I'm calling "ellsif" (cute name, I think
> it works).
> The file being compiled is a "printf" function. Here are timing  
> results
> for optimized and unoptimized runs:

Cool, this is very nice!

> Sorry to add noise to the list with this. I'm just very excited. ;-)
> Again, my compliments to both the Elsa and LLVM teams. It says a lot
> that I got this far in 19 days of part-time work.

This is a very cool hack, but I'm curious: what is your goal with this  
work?  Are you just trying to see if it can be done, or does elsa  
provide an advantage over using the g++ parser with llvm?


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