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LLVM 4.0.1 Released

Tom Stellard of Red Hat (formerly AMD) has released LLVM 4.0.1 as the first bug-fix / point release to the LLVM4 compiler stack.

5 July 2017 - LLVM 4.0.1 - Add A Comment
AMD Still Planning For Zen Scheduler In LLVM 5.0

Back in March we reported about LLVM 5.0 anticipating better AMD Ryzen performance thanks to a proper scheduling model slated to land. But months later, AMD still hasn't produced the code.

25 June 2017 - LLVM 5.0 Zen / Ryzen / Epyc - 7 Comments
A Big Golang Update Lands In GCC 8.0

Now that GCC 7 was released as stable last week, the GCC trunk/master code-base is back open for merging more feature work with the beginning of the GCC 8 development cycle.

11 May 2017 - Go Language - 11 Comments
Rust 1.17 Released

Judging by the massive Rust fan base in our forums, those of you reading this will be delighted today about the newest version of Rustlang, v1.17.

27 April 2017 - Rust 1.17 - 25 Comments
LLVM Still Working Towards Apache 2.0 Relicensing

LLVM developers have been wanting to move from their 3-clause BSD-like "LLVM license" to the Apache 2.0 license with exceptions. It's been a while since last hearing about the effort while now a third round of request for comments was issued.

24 April 2017 - LLVM Relicensing - 21 Comments
LLVM 4.0 Released

Hans Wennborg has announced the release of LLVM 4.0 and connected sub-projects like Clang 4.0. LLVM/Clang 4.0 is a big update to this open-source compiler infrastructure stack and also marks the change to their new versioning scheme.

13 March 2017 - LLVM 4.0 - 4 Comments
Facebook Brings HHVM To ARM 64-bit

It looks like Facebook could be exploring more from ARM servers in their data centers as they have now brought their HHVM PHP implementation to AArch64.

9 March 2017 - Facebook ARMing? - 9 Comments

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