[LLVMdev] llvm demo

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Wed Apr 14 11:12:29 PDT 2010

On Apr 14, 2010, at 9:05 AM, Eugene Toder wrote:

> Hi All,
> One of possibly minor but a very cool things about LLVM has always
> been the online demo on llvm.org.
> Now that we have clang, I think it will be great if the demo allowed
> to use it as C/C++ front-end.
> This will be especially useful for testing what kind of C++ clang
> accepts/can already handle.

I completely agree.  There are lots of potential great enhancements for the demo page.  The demo page now lives in llvm-www svn module, so if someone is interested in hacking on it, improvements would definitely be welcome! :)


> Another nice thing would be for demo to accept llvm assembler source
> (.ll), for example, to see what optimizations could do if one adds
> some noalias/nocapture attribute in a strategically chosen place.
> And while I'm dreaming, ability to manually specify optimization
> passes manually would be great :)
> If you're wondering why don't I just install llvm and do whatever I
> want with it, I did, of course. But sometimes I want to play with it
> from a less capable device or from some PC I don't control, and that's
> where the demo comes in handy.
> Thanks in advance,
> Eugene
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