Changes between Version 13 and Version 14 of Commentary/Compiler/Backends/LLVM
- May 17, 2010 12:11:04 PM (4 years ago)
v13 v14 3 3 David Terei wrote a new code generator for GHC which targets the LLVM compiler infrastructure. Most of the work was done as part of an honours thesis at the University of New South Wales under the supervision of Manuel Chakravarty. Its now at a stage where it is under consideration to be merged into GHC mainline. 4 4 5 The thesis paper which offers a detailed performance evaluation, as well as the motivation and design of the back-end can be found at: 5 : 6 6 7 http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~pls/thesis/davidt-thesis.pdf 7 * The thesis paper which offers a detailed performance evaluation, as well as the motivation and design of the back-end can be found at: http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~pls/thesis/davidt-thesis.pdf 8 * Blog post http://blog.llvm.org/2010/05/glasgow-haskell-compiler-and-llvm.html 8 9 9 10 As the back-end isn't currently in GHC head, you need to follow the steps below to get it up and running.