[LLVMdev] Implementing if-conversion as a GSoC 2015 project?

John Criswell jtcriswel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 15:14:03 PDT 2015

Dear Xiang,

Can you briefly describe the limitations with the current if-conversion 
in LLVM and how you plan to improve it?  I haven't read your thesis, and 
I (and others) are unlikely to have time to do so.


John Criswell

On 3/16/15 4:23 PM, Xiang Gao wrote:
> Hi,
> Are you guys interested in implementing if-conversion as a GSoC 2015 
> project? Last year, I did a literature review about approaches of 
> if-conversion and the if-conversion in LLVM. This was the 
> undergraduate thesis of my bachelor degree. It seems that, the 
> if-conversion used in LLVM is a very simple approach instead of 
> following the literature. So I want to implement the approaches in the 
> literature in LLVM and get support from Google for this. Are you guys 
> interested?
> Best,
> Xiang Gao
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John Criswell
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Department of Computer Science, University of Rochester

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