GNU Tools Cauldron 2014: GCC/LLVM Collaboration, HSA, Accelerators
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler on 3 June 2014 at 01:00 PM EDT. 2 Comments
This year's GNU Tools Cauldron is taking place next month at the University of Cambridge where some very interesting compiler-related discussions will be taking place.

Among the talks for this annual GCC / GNU Tools conference taking place from 18 to 20 July in the UK include:

- Another discussion about re-architecting GCC and working towards a more modular code-base.

- Planned improvements to the GNU C Library.

- GCC Just-In-Time Compiler support (libgccjit).

- AMD HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) code generation within GCC.

- ARM/AArch64 planning.

- A discussion about accelerators.

- GCC and LLVM collaboration.

The session abstracts and more information on the GNU Tools Cauldron 2014 can be found via the GCC Wiki.

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