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GCC's JIT Library Is Still Working Out Speed Improvements

Present in GCC 5.x is libgccjit, an embeddable Just-In-Time compiler for the GNU Compiler Collection. While it's still largely experimental and I haven't heard of any projects really utilizing it in a production setting yet, more performance improvements are ahead.

6 August 2015 - libgccjit - Add A Comment
PHP 7.0 Beta 2 Released

Just two weeks after PHP 7 decided to go into beta, the second beta release is now available for testing.

24 July 2015 - PHP 7 - 2 Comments
Khronos To Soon Open-Source Initial SPIR-V LLVM Work

One of the big things we've been looking forward to with SPIR-V is the to/from LLVM IR pass in order to open up the possibilities for this new industry-standard intermediate representation to be used by Vulkan and OpenCL. Some code will soon be opened up, but it's not the end game.

7 July 2015 - Tossing It Out - 19 Comments
OpenSUSE Tumbleweed Switching Over To GCC 5.1.1

The current stable version of GCC 5, GCC 5.1.1, has been added to openSUSE Factory and in turn will see all packages rebuilt against this new compiler and this will become the default compiler in the openSUSE Tumbleweed snashot due out later in the week.

16 June 2015 - Tumbleweed GCC5 - 9 Comments

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