Status reports for "JIT for firewalling"

George Neville-Neil gnn at
Mon Jul 20 13:43:26 UTC 2015

Seems like the next thing to do is build from source as David suggests.


On 20 Jul 2015, at 4:47, Daniel Peyrolon wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> This has not been a productive week. I've been so far unable to get 
> the
> compiler working, I contacted David Chinsall as I said, and I have 
> been
> looking to make everything works. The initialization process of LLVM 
> is not
> working as expected, which may be related to a bad install (we have 
> already
> disarded that), a bad building process, or a bad LLVM initialization
> process. Given the fact that the LLVM API has changed a lot since the 
> last
> time, that may be possible.
> El sáb., 11 jul. 2015 a las 12:24, Daniel Peyrolon 
> (<tuchalia at>)
> escribió:
>> Hi everyone,
>> This last pair of weeks I've written the code needed to compile 
>> almost all
>> the rules, except those that modify control flow: call and skipto. 
>> For
>> those ones I will have to write them by hand on LLVM IR.
>> I also started working on the testing code. I'm using conductor to
>> control the different hosts. I already have reserved a pair of hosts 
>> from
>> the netperf cluster in order to get that running.
>> So far I haven't been able to test anything because the compiler is 
>> not
>> working yet, there has been a change in the API of LLVM since I last 
>> worked
>> with it, I sent an email to my past mentor, David Chisnall asking for
>> advice.
>> --
>> Daniel
> -- 
> Daniel

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