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README.md

Ruby-LLVM

Ruby-LLVM is a Ruby language binding to the LLVM compiler infrastructure library. LLVM allows users to create just-in-time (JIT) compilers, ahead-of-time (AOT) compilers for multiple architectures, code analyzers and more. LLVM bindings can also be used to speed up Ruby code by compiling Ruby methods on the fly.

Requirements

  • LLVM 3.2, including libLLVM-3.2 (compile LLVM with --enable-shared).
  • In order to ensure the usability of JIT features (i.e. create_jit_compiler), compile LLVM with --enable-jit as well.

About version numbers

The first two digits of ruby-llvm's version number refer to the required major and minor version of LLVM. The third digit refers to the ruby-llvm release itself. Because LLVM's api changes often, this coupling between LLVM and ruby-llvm versions is useful.

Homebrew

LLVM can be installed with Homebrew by executing brew install llvm --shared

See Also

License

Ruby-LLVM is available under the BSD 3-clause (see LICENSE), Copyright (c) 2010-2013 Jeremy Voorhis

Ruby-LLVM is possible because of its contributors:

  • Evan Phoenix
  • David Holroyd
  • Takanori Ishikawa
  • Ronaldo M. Ferraz
  • Mac Malone
  • Chris Wailes
  • Ary Borenszweig
  • Richard Musiol
  • Juan Wajnerman
  • Steven Farlie
  • Peter Zotov
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