Bug 4704 - enabling LLVM for embedded apps
Summary: enabling LLVM for embedded apps
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: JIT ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
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Reported: 2012-04-27 17:17 UTC by Jonathan Shore
Modified: 2012-04-27 18:09 UTC (History)
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Description Jonathan Shore 2012-04-27 17:17:27 UTC
Looking at mono/mini/driver.c, mono_jit_parse_options does not support the llvm flag, whereas the main function for mono command line does.

Is it simply a matter of adding a test for --llvm to mono_jit_parse_options and setting mono_use_llvm?  Or is there a reason why LLVM cannot be supported yet by the embedded runtime?

if (strcmp (argv [i], "--llvm") == 0) {
#ifndef MONO_ARCH_LLVM_SUPPORTED
    fprintf (stderr, "Mono Warning: --llvm not supported on this platform.\n");
#else
    mono_use_llvm = TRUE;
#endif
}

Please advise.

Thanks
Comment 1 Zoltan Varga 2012-04-27 18:09:50 UTC
LLVM should work in embedded mode too, committed that change to master.