[LLVMdev] call for suggestions

Sanjiv Gupta sanjiv.gupta at microchip.com
Mon Apr 12 10:26:34 PDT 2010

On Sun, 2010-04-11 at 10:54 +0800, lucefe wrote:
> Hi, Dear LLVMers
> I just touch llvm source code for several days, and I didn't know the
> interfaces of the analysises and transformations of LLVM. For exampe,
> how to backtrace CFG, and whether exits a backtracking interator to do
> such work?
> For a novice, I also seek for suggestions about how to become familiar
> with LLVM interfaces as soon as possible. Now I have a plan to write a
> pass based on LLVM, and my first challenge is how to make the best use
> of LLVM's analysis and transformations. Is it the best method to scan
> the source code, especially the ".h" files?
> Withe Best Regards!
> novice

See the doc: Writing an LLVM Pass.
Understand the source in lib/Transforms and lib/Analysis

What LLVM interfaces you should learn mostly depends upon what you want
to do with LLVM.

- Sanjiv

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