[Mono-list] CIL frontend for gcc

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
07 Sep 2001 12:43:04 -0400

> I intend to differ, but the success will depend on how well I'm
> going to understand the GCC front-end API (assuming that the
> work is accepted by the university supervisor in the first place).

Excellent!  Please keep us posted on whether it is accepted or not.

> Anyway, I assume it would be a good idea to use the Mono metadata
> library (i.e. mono_assembly_open and c:o) in the frontend, right?

I would love if you used the Mono metadata library as your front-end.
Indeed you can use the disassembler source code to get an idea of how
to decode all the input tokens.  Or you can use the interpreter as a

best wishes,