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LLVM 3.2 Was Branched Last Night

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Published on 12 November 2012 08:50 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler
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The components making up LLVM 3.2 were all branched last night in preparation for an official release in December.

LLVM 3.2 is scheduled for release in mid-December with a number of changes from an automatic loop vectorizer to Polly integration to performance improvements and new hardware support.

The original 3.2 release plan was to branch on the 11th of November and that did successfully take place last night. This week the first release candidate of LLVM 3.2 components should be available followed by a secound round of RCs at month end and then final LLVM/Clang 3.2 release around the 16th of December.

The branching confirmation along with the blocker bug and other details are shared on the llvmdev list.

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