[LLVMdev] Union type, is it really used or necessary?

Anton Korobeynikov anton at korobeynikov.info
Tue Jul 20 01:36:19 PDT 2010

> used to make the code manipulating the union type "well typed". This
> approach seems work very well, is there really a need to keep union type in
I think in its current state the unions should be removed from LLVM IR
in next release. It's pretty much unfinished and noone is willing to
work on them.

> Is there a front-end emitting union type?
Not that I'm aware of.

With best regards, Anton Korobeynikov
Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, Saint Petersburg State University

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