Re: Parameters for Designing a Intermediate Representation ?

"Robert H" <robert.hundt@gmail.com>
21 Dec 2006 10:27:52 -0500

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From: "Robert H" <robert.hundt@gmail.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 21 Dec 2006 10:27:52 -0500
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 06-12-045
Keywords: analysis, design

manish wrote:
> I would like to know what people think about various parameters in
> designing a IR for a compiler.
> [It entirely depends what you want to do. If you just want to
> generate code quickly, an AST or RPN is plenty. If you want to do
> more sophisticated analyses and transformations, you need more complex
> data structures. -John]


And of course my favorite comment - look at existing implementations:
Whirl, LLVM, GNU


-- Robert



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