Re: dynamic bintrans (Toby Thain)
3 Dec 2003 20:22:12 -0500

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From: (Toby Thain)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 3 Dec 2003 20:22:12 -0500
References: 03-11-080
Keywords: translator
Posted-Date: 03 Dec 2003 20:22:11 EST

Johan Rydberg <> wrote
> I'm interested in dynamic binary translation. I've done some small
> tests of my own, and they work pretty good. Now I want to make the
> compiler retargetable. For this, I have to choose an IR that can
> describe targets which has specific characteristics (such as delay
> slots, condition codes (x86), condition insns (arm, ia-64), ..).
> Standard RTL, such as used by GCC, seems to be too generic to
> describe for example the condition codes on x86. It also has
> troubles describing conditional insns.
> Anyone that has any ideas, or can give me some pointers to papers
> regarding this topic?

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