[LLVMdev] OCaml

Aaron Gray angray at beeb.net
Sat Nov 24 20:12:06 PST 2007

> I just took another look at the LLVM project and it has come along in 
> leaps
> and bounds since I last looked. I've been working through the (awesome!)
> tutorial and am now really hyped about the project.
> I am particularly interested in using LLVM to write compilers for 
> OCaml-like
> languages in OCaml-like languages. This requires some core functionality 
> that
> would be generically useful:
> . Garbage collection tuned for functional programming
> . Exceptions
> . Some interface to LLVM from OCaml
> What work has already been done on this and similar ideas? What is the 
> easiest
> way to interface a front-end written in OCaml with an LLVM backend?

There are some ocaml bindings in CVS by Gordon Henriksen :-


Dont know anything about them but they seem pritty extensive.


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