[LLVMdev] Extending GC infrastructure for roots in SSA values

Sean Silva silvas at purdue.edu
Sat Dec 29 19:53:05 PST 2012

On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 6:54 PM, Talin <viridia at gmail.com> wrote:
> However, I'm also aware of the fact that I seem to be the only one who is
> interested in this particular case, so I won't strongly object if your
> solution doesn't handle it, as long as the existing intrinsics continue to
> work.

Most high-performance dynamic language implementations use something
like this, so it's not that obscure. I'm not sure if LLVM will ever be
suitable for that kind of language implementation, but this will at
least be necessary to make it happen.

-- Sean Silva

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