[llvm-dev] PowerPC LLVM support much appreciated

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Oct 22 01:07:44 PDT 2021


On 10/22/21 09:50, Qiu Chaofan via llvm-dev wrote:
> Darwin support in PowerPC backend was deprecated in LLVM 8.0.0 and some was
> removed in later releases. So you need an earlier LLVM version to generate
> code on Darwin PowerPC, which may not be fully compatible with latest rustc.

I don't think it would take much to bring back support for Darwin/PowerPC as
long as the generic support for Darwin and PowerPC is still present in LLVM
and Rust.

I mean, we have support for M68k ;-).


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