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outstandingcandy at gmail

Jun 27, 2010, 7:43 PM

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what does the LLVM do?

Hi all~

When the ClamAV scanning a PE file, does it use the LLVM and why use it?

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edwintorok at gmail

Jun 27, 2010, 11:37 PM

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On Mon, 28 Jun 2010 10:43:22 +0800
candy <outstandingcandy [at] gmail> wrote:

> Hi all~
>
> When the ClamAV scanning a PE file, does it use the LLVM and why use
> it?

Yes, it can execute a bytecode program when scanning PE files.
Bytecode can be executed either by the builtin interpreter (which
doesn't need LLVM at all), or JITed using LLVM.

Best regards,
--Edwin
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