[MLton] approaches to parallelism in ML

Duraid Madina duraid at kinoko.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Tue Oct 10 17:49:57 PDT 2006

On Wed, Oct 11, 2006 at 10:34:21AM +1000, skaller wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 15:17 -0700, Kip Macy wrote:
> > >From a *very* cursory examination of the web pages and posts I've
> > read in the past, LLVM appears to be the most actively developed of the
> > three. Is this correct? Would porting to one of these be the same amount
> > of work as to a specific architecture?

LLVM is certainly a lot more active than MLRISC and C--. (Which is a bit of
a pity, but that's how these things go I guess.)
> LLVM doesn't run AMD64 yet. Well, it does, but its closed source.
> I believe it is about to be opened (maybe has been since I last
> looked).

Indeed, x86-64 support is in the public tree now and will be a feature of
the upcoming 1.9 LLVM release later next month.


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