[llvmlinux] What's the status of llvm linux for X86_64?

Tinti viniciustinti at gmail.com
Mon Apr 29 17:20:37 UTC 2013

Hi Marcelo,

On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Marcelo Sousa <marceloabsousa at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
> Can someone elaborate on what's the status of the project for X86_64?

I am not the best one to answer it.

> I'm interested in applying my static analysis tools that I developed for
> LLVM IR to the Linux Kernel. However, it's clear that clang is not there
> yet to cope with Kernel code. Are you applying patches at which level:
> clang, Kernel or both?

Both. There are patches in LLVM, Clang and Linux Kernel.

> Some weeks ago I was able to generate LLVM IR for vexpress, but I need a
> more functional infrastructure that can work for x86 and several version of
> the Kernel. Is this at all possible at the moment?
I am not the best one to answer it.

> I'm willing to spend time coding and fixing issues, so please feel free to
> point me around. Furthermore, when will you have the next meeting?

Concerning the meeting it will be on: Thursday, May 2, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
((GMT-05:00) Toronto).

> Regards,
> Marcelo
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Best regards,

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
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