New NEC SX-Aurora target


We are looking for reviewers for , which registers a target stub for the NEC SX-Aurora Vector Engine.


This patch registers the ‘ve’ target: the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA Vector Engine.

This follows up on the announcement on llvm-dev:
We have a poster & lightning talk at the upcoming DevMtg:

A rough roadmap:

  1. Registers, encodings, scalar instructions, clang tooling, …
  2. Vector instruction support through target-specific intrinsics.
  3. Support for LLVM-VP as it becomes available in LLVM upstream.


  • Simon