[Openmcl-devel] llvm backend

Jason E. Aten j.e.aten at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 00:50:13 UTC 2011


Well said. Now that I understand the tradeoffs better, I do see your point.
Native threading and garbage collection--they are twin virtues I really
don't want to give up; it's quite an achievement to get them together to
begin with.

The most I know about GC plans/concurrent collection support in LLVM is on
this page.
http://llvm.org/docs/GarbageCollection.html#collector-algos

Jason

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 6:25 PM, Gary Byers <gb at clozure.com> wrote:

> If I'm correct about that, I personally think that precise GC in the
> presence of native threads is too important to seriously consider the
> idea of using an LLVM-based backend (and I have other concerns about that
> as well.)
>
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