[LLVMdev] regarding multicore support for LLVM
echristo at apple.com
Tue Aug 3 22:53:38 CDT 2010
On Aug 3, 2010, at 8:48 PM, Liu wrote:
> It is so difficult ...
> Which FE? It need BE support? I didn't get it.
> 2010/8/4 vijay kumar <vijaygbvv at gmail.com>
> Yeah OpenMP support. I read that it has a front end support but not the back end. So are there any projects or teams looking at this issue.
> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 7:24 AM, Liu <proljc at gmail.com> wrote:
> You want OpenMP support?
> 2010/8/3 vijay kumar <vijaygbvv at gmail.com>
> Hi all,
> I am new to this LLVM. I went through the documenation of LLVM but I didn't find any support for Multicore. Is there any such possibility where multicore architecture can be exploited using LLVM.
llvm-gcc has some support for OpenMP via the atomic built-ins. It's largely untested. I ran the tests a few days ago to test something, but that's about it - and has some bugs. clang does not currently have support for OpenMP.
You would use the llvm-gcc support the same way you would the gcc support.
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