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AESOP: A New Auto-Parallelizing Compiler

Compiler

Published on 03 March 2013 03:22 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler
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AESOP is a new auto-parallelizing C/C++ compiler for shared memory systems. This new open-source compiler was written at the University of Maryland and is now available to the public.

The AESOP auto-parallelizing compiler is based upon LLVM and is designe for real-world workloads rather than just small, simple kernels. AESOP is said to already be able to compile SPEC2006 and OMP2001 benchmarks.

The university claims that AESOP can serve as a drop-in replacement for Clang, GCC, C++, and Gfortran compilers. AESOP is mostly tested on 32-bit Linux but should work for other architectures too where LLVM is supported.

Phoronix benchmarks will likely come soon of this auto-parallelizing shared-memory compiler.

The compiler source can be found on the web-site for the University of Maryland's Electrical & Computer Engineering Department. The compiler was announced to the public on Sunday morning via the LLVM developers' list.

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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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