[LLVMdev] Question on test cases for direct object generation

Carter, Jack jcarter at mips.com
Wed Dec 7 10:44:31 PST 2011

Thanks for the pointers. I will check out the examples and try a first pass at a Mips test.


From: Jim Grosbach [grosbach at apple.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 9:57 AM
To: Eli Friedman
Cc: Carter, Jack; List
Subject: Re: [LLVMdev] Question on test cases for direct object generation

On Dec 6, 2011, at 7:43 PM, Eli Friedman wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 7:29 PM, Carter, Jack <jcarter at mips.com> wrote:
>> Is there an official llvm method of creating and submitting test cases that
>> don't affect .s assembly files?
>> When we check in changes that can affect the .s output we submit .ll files
>> with the internalized semicolon instructions on how to check the output .s
>> file.
>> For direct output we currently add to our own test suites that check for
>> correctness. Does the llvm community depend on the individual target owners
>> to do this testing or is there a mechanism for a centralized test?
> See test/MC/ELF/ in the LLVM tree.

Also test/MC/MachO.

Note that target-specific tests should go into a named target directory underneath (e.g., test/MC/MachO/ARM for ARM tests relying on MachO object file emission).


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