[erlang-questions] HiPE on s390

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Thu Jan 21 17:18:07 CET 2016


On 21 January 2016 at 10:40, Kostis Sagonas <> wrote:

> The ErLLVM backend of HiPE, which for the last two years or so is
> part of Erlang/OTP, currently works only for x86 and x86_64
> architectures running Linux/Unix. It requires LLVM version 3.5 or
> 3.6 -- we need to provide a small fix in order to work for later
> LLVM releases because the format of instructions was changed.

If all that's needed are llc and opt, then it might make sense to
build+use the supported version as part of otp, in order to not be
confronted with an incompatible LLVM install in $PATH.


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