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LLVM 3.0 Release Brings Lots Of Compiler Fun

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Published on 02 December 2011 02:42 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler
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Just as expected, LLVM 3.0 has been officially released along with updates to the DragonEgg and Clang compiler components.

The LLVM 3.0 release was made on Thursday by Apple's Chris Lattner after a brief delay. The release announcement with more details can be found in this mailing list message.

A few days ago I wrote about the exciting fun in LLVM 3.0 along with the Clang C/C++ compiler enhancements that have come in the past few months. That article contains the full details about what to expect from this open-source compiler infrastructure release. More LLVM 3.0 benchmarks are on the way.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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