[pypy-dev] LLVM - did we know this?

Samuele Pedroni pedronis at bluewin.ch
Tue Oct 28 16:27:39 CET 2003


At 15:05 28.10.2003 +0000, Armin Rigo wrote:
>Hello Samuele,
>
>On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 03:49:41PM +0100, Samuele Pedroni wrote:
> > it seems not to provide direct GC support?
>
>LLVM is not like a JVM or the .NET thing, it's really an assembly language
>with some (optional) typing information.  You can write non-type-safe programs
>in LLVM.  You can write your own memory management in LLVM too.  They don't
>impose any memory management policy.

I got that, but can you access, manipulate or walk the stack for example, 
in an native arch. indipendent way?  



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