[llvm-dev] Managed Languages BOF @ Dev Meeting

Dounia Khaldi via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sun Oct 18 09:06:59 PDT 2015


I'm planning to attend. I'm interested in hearing about efforts to
add/enhance middle-end and back-end optimizations to LLVM. For example,
will be there something like Polly but more integrated to LLVM and not only
limited to SCoPs?


On Thu, Oct 15, 2015 at 7:58 PM, Philip Reames via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> Sanjoy, Joseph, and I will be hosting a BoF on using LLVM to build
> compilers for managed languages.  We're curious to hear who's planning on
> attending and what topics you'd like to hear about.  Depending on the
> expected audience, we're happy to do anything between a rough "what to
> expect getting started" to a down in the weeds working session on relevant
> optimization or ABI related topics.  If you're planning on attending,
> please let us know.  If you have particular topics you'd like to hear about
> or discuss, please reply to this thread.
> The major areas we've thought of include:
> - High level architectures for successful projects: debuggable
> architectures, working with the community, etc..
> - Dealing w/ABI requirements like calling conventions, exceptions,
> patchable calls, Inline caches, frame inspection, and deoptimization
> - Lowering/compilation strategies for high level languages
> - Differences in canonical IR from traditional C code and resulting
> optimization challenges
> Philip
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