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Improving OpenCL On CPUs, Building Linux

Back in April there was an LLVM European Conference in London where several interesting technical discussions happened. Among the topics covered were auto-vectorization with LLVM, building Linux with LLVM, and using LLVM to improve the performance of OpenCL on CPUs.
17 June 2012 - LLVM Talks - 15 Comments

Google Wants To Make C++ More Fun

Following the recent Phoronix article about an LLVM/Clang server (ClangD), here's some slides from a talk by a Google engineer about re-factoring C++ to make it more fun for developers.
16 June 2012 - ClangD - 60 Comments

An LLVM/Clang Server Proposed

Proposed earlier this week within the Clang compiler camp for LLVM was a Clang-based server architecture for a persistent Clang server.
15 June 2012 - Comments - 10 Comments

GCC Update Brings More Than 100 Bug-Fixes

The GNU Compiler Collection 4.7.1 release is available as of this morning.
14 June 2012 - GCC 4.7.1 - 13 Comments

Clang Compiling Against GCC On Ubuntu ARM Linux

Here's an update on the LLVM/Clang vs. GCC compiler benchmarking on ARM hardware under Linux.
11 June 2012 - Update - 9 Comments

LLVM/Clang Gains x32 psABI Support

As the latest Linux x32 progress to try to combine the best of 32-bit and 64-bit software, the x32 psABI is now supported by LLVM.
6 June 2012 - x32 Support - 2 Comments

What's New In DragonEgg 3.1 For Optimizing GCC

In this morning's 11-Way Ivy Bridge compiler comparison were the first benchmarks of LLVM's DragonEgg, but what's new in this GCC plug-in's 3.1 release? Here's a brief overview.
30 May 2012 - LLVM DragonEgg

LLVM 3.1 Officially Released

After a week-long hiatus, LLVM 3.1 has been officially released.
23 May 2012 - Now It's Here - 7 Comments

LLVM 3.1 Has Been Quietly Postponed

The major v3.1 update to the LLVM and Clang compiler components were quietly delayed last week. There's still no official communication on this setback for the Apple-sponsored compiler technology.
22 May 2012 - LLVM 3.1 - 6 Comments

LLVM For Code Decompiling?

Asked on the developers' mailing list last week was whether LLVM could be used for a decompiler, which an independent developer is working to construct.
14 May 2012 - LLVM Clang

GCC vs. LLVM/Clang Compilers On ARMv7 Linux

While comparing compiler performance of different Linux code compilers on different software stacks and hardware configurations is nothing new at all to Phoronix, usually it's done on x86 hardware. However, with ARM hardware becoming increasingly common and much more powerful, here's a comparison of the GCC and LLVM/Clang compilers on a dual-core ARM development board.
9 May 2012 - Compiler Performance - 3 Comments

GCC 4.6/4.7 vs. LLVM-Clang 3.0/3.1 Compilers

With LLVM/Clang 3.1 due out next week, here's a look at the compiler performance of the GCC 4.6 and 4.7 compilers compared to LLVM-Clang 3.0 and a recent LLVM-Clang 3.1 SVN snapshot.
7 May 2012 - Compiler Comparison - 21 Comments

LLVM's Clang 3.1 Compiler Betters C11, C++11

There's only about one week left until LLVM 3.1 will be released and with that will come the 3.1 release of the Clang C/C++ compiler. While we have previously looked at some of the LLVM 3.1 changes, here's a quick look at some of the Clang-specific compiler C11/C++11 improvements.
6 May 2012 - LLVM-Clang 3.1 - 1 Comment

LLVM 3.1 Branched For May Feature Release

Apple's Bill Wendling announced the branching of the LLVM 3.1 code-base over last night as the open-source developers prepare to release the LLVM 3.1 compiler infrastructure (and Clang 3.1) next month.
17 April 2012 - LLVM 3.1

ErLLVM: High-Performance Erlang For LLVM

Developers behind ErLLVM, an LLVM back-end for supporting high-performance Erlang, have called upon this code to be included in mainline LLVM.
15 April 2012 - Erlang LLVM

Nuanti C++ Compiler For More .NET On Linux

While Mono is widely known for bringing Microsoft's .NET to Linux, there also exists a separate compiler that's about supporting the Microsoft C++/CLI ECMA-372 language specification under Linux.
13 April 2012 - Nuanti Compiler - 6 Comments

The Good Stuff Out Of GCC 4.7, C++11

Another one of the interesting presentations from the LF Collaboration Summit this week in San Francisco was covering the improvements made to GCC 4.7, which is the latest GNU compiler update with several new features for developers.
6 April 2012 - LFcollab

GCC 4.8 Aims To Switch To C++ Mode By Default

Google has proposed the switch to C++ by default for the GNU Compiler Collection happens for the current in-development GCC 4.8 release.
5 April 2012 - GCC 4.8 - 3 Comments

Automatic GPGPU Code Generation For LLVM

One of the GSoC proposals for LLVM this year is automatic GPGPU code generation support.
3 April 2012 - GPGPU LLVM - 2 Comments

StarPU: Hybrid CPU/GPU Task Programming

Announced this week to the GCC developers was the release of StarPU 1.0.0 for hybrid CPU/GPU task programming.
31 March 2012 - StarPU 1.0.0 - 6 Comments

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