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LLVM 3.1 Officially Released

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Published on 23 May 2012 01:57 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler
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After a week-long hiatus, LLVM 3.1 has been officially released.

With LLVM 3.1 also comes updates to Clang, DragonEgg, and other compiler component updates. The 3.1 cycle incorporates about six months of work from the Apple-sponsored team and others within the growing LLVM community.

Features of LLVM 3.1 are talked about in this article on Phoronix (there's also some test results linked from there). Plus there's also some unmentioned features there like AddressSanitizer (fast memory error detection), better support for VLIW targets, an ARM integrated assembler, MIPS64 support, support for the Qualcomm Hexagon VLIW CPU, and much more.

Find out more or download the LLVM 3.1 source-code by checking out the LLVM mailing list announcement.

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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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