LLVM News Archives
Julia 1.0 Programming Language Released

Julia, the LLVM-based, speed-focused, dynamic and optional typing, full-featured programming language focused on numerical computing has reached the version 1.0 milestone.

9 August 2018 - Julia 1.0 - 13 Comments
LLVM 6.0.1 Released

Tom Stellard at Red Hat has continued with his duties of serving as the LLVM point release manager and today formally issued the LLVM 6.0.1 update.

6 July 2018 - LLVM 6.0.1 - Add A Comment
Some Compiler Performance Benchmarks With The Zapcc Caching Compiler

Here are some quick benchmarks I ran this week of the newly open-sourced Zapcc C++ caching compiler based upon LLVM/Clang and compared to the upstream Clang performance, GCC, and Ccache with the speed on the original compilation of the benchmark code and then again on a subsequent compilation.

21 June 2018 - Zapcc Benchmarks - 8 Comments
Intel Tremont CPU Support Added To LLVM's Clang Compiler

Earlier this month Intel ISA documentation pointed to a new CPU micro-architecture codenamed "Tremont", we've seen a few kernel patches also referencing Intel Tremont, and now there is Tremont microarchitecture support for LLVM's Clang compiler.

16 April 2018 - Intel Tremont - Add A Comment
LLVM 5.0.2-RC1 Released With Spectre Patches

While LLVM 6.0 is available as the latest and greatest stable Mesa release, LLVM 5.0.2 is in the works for releasing in the days ahead. Besides normal bug fixes, LLVM 5.0.2 also carries the compiler-side Retpoline patches for Spectre.

28 March 2018 - LLVM 5.0.2 - Add A Comment

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