[LLVMdev] Re: why c++?
sabre at nondot.org
Wed Aug 16 22:45:28 CDT 2006
On Thu, 17 Aug 2006, l l wrote:
> sorry, just hit the enter key by accident.
> Anyway, why was llvm was written in c++?
> c and python, c and ocaml, c and java i would more prefer.
> I am not a flamethrower(sorry again if it was.) Just another newbie.
If you want to write a new compiler, you're free to do it in a language of
your choice. LLVM is written primarily in C++, for a variety of reasons,
and we don't plan to change that soon. This list is not the appropriate
place to discuss the virtues of one language over another.
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