[webkit-dev] Thought about Nix JavaScriptCore port

Konstantin Tokarev annulen at yandex.ru
Wed Feb 10 09:14:34 PST 2016

10.02.2016, 20:10, "Filip Pizło" <fpizlo at apple.com>:
>>  On Feb 10, 2016, at 1:40 AM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
>>  10.02.2016, 05:41, "Eric Wing" <ewmailing at gmail.com>:
>>>>  On 2/7/16, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at yandex.ru> wrote:
>>>>   Please try updated version of my branch, it now does not use LLVM unless you
>>>  I merged your branch. That seemed to build and work.
>>>  So what would USE_LLVM_DISAAEMBLER get me if I could build it?
>>  It will allow you to disassemble JIT code on architectures that are supported by LLVM but lack specialized disassembler inside JSC, e.g. it was known to work on ARM traditional.
> We should drop the llvm disassembler support since we don't need it for ARM64, ARMv7, or x86. If we care about disassembly on ARM traditional, we should write one. It's not that hard.

Out of curiosity, what is the reason not to reuse LLVM disassemblers? Just because LLVM is "inconvenient" dependency?


More information about the webkit-dev mailing list