[LLVMdev] regarding multicore support for LLVM

Michael Spencer bigcheesegs at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 12:34:49 PDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 8:08 AM, vijay kumar <vijaygbvv at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>          I am new to this LLVM. I went through the documenation of LLVM but
> I didn't find any support for Multicore. Is there any such possibility where
> multicore architecture can be exploited using LLVM.
> Thanks
> Vijay

It depends on what you mean by "exploited".

LLVM can generate multi-threaded code and the JIT can run multi-threaded code.

There are currently no passes that will automatically parallelize code
(that I know of).

- Michael Spencer

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