Cavium ThunderX Support Added To LLVM
Written by Michael Larabel in LLVM on 20 February 2017 at 06:40 AM EST. 2 Comments
Cavium's ThunderX ARM 64-bit processors are now formally supported by the LLVM compiler stack.

The ThunderX, ThunderX T81, ThunderX T83, and ThunderX T88 are now formally supported by the LLVM AArch64 code.

Support for these ThunderX processors were added to LLVM using the thunderx, thunderxt88, thunderxt81, and thunderxt88 CPU names. The work does include scheduling support for these ThunderX ARM64 CPUs.

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