Cooking LLVM in FreeBSD 8
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Tue Mar 17 05:49:34 PDT 2009
> On Ivoras'FreeBSD page, ``What's cooking for FreeBSD 8''
LLVM site shows it's something like precompiler+runtime compiling.
will it be used that way, or as usual compiler?
the first way sound really good (single binary for every arch, and
optimized at runtime) but i think it will need HUGE change in system.
second would be just a replacement
> one can read about the possible substitution of GCC by LLVM (among other
> candidates). Under the assumption that LLVM is selected, would this mean that
> FreeBSD will somehow integrate the OCaml compiler?
> Of course OCaml is already in the ports, but if it is somehow integrated in
> the base system, there is serious opportunities to write system tools with
> this language.
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