LLVM Is At Nearly 2.5 Million Lines Of Code
The LLVM compiler infrastructure made immense progress in 2013 and saw lots of adoption in new areas, improvements to many of the back-ends, and various other new features. Here's a look at LLVM's accomplishments in 2013.
While we're still waiting on the belated release of LLVM 3.4 that was supposed to happen earlier in the week, the features of that release are outlined in this article. The other major release of 2013 was LLVM 3.3 and its work is covered in the best features of LLVM 3.3.
In terms of the development over 2013 for LLVM, I ran GitStats on the LLVM code-base itself -- not Clang or any other sub-projects but just the upstream core LLVM itself. LLVM as of this morning is up to 2,347,930 lines of code that came across 98,829 commits from 370 different authors.
Sony's PlayStation 4 uses the LLVM/Clang compiler.
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