[llvm-dev] DragonEgg for GCC v8.x and LLVM v6.x is just able to work
Hal Finkel via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Sep 7 15:06:52 PDT 2017
On 09/07/2017 04:46 PM, Shobaki, Ghassan via llvm-dev wrote:
> > Out of curiosity, what is motivating this work? What is the usecase
> for dragonegg these days, now that Clang has great C++ support? Are
> you interested in Ada + LLVM or some other frontend?
> > -Chris
> We are using Dragonegg in our academic research, because we are using
> SPEC CPU2006 for benchmarking. CPU2006 has many FP benchmarks written
> in Fortran, and this is still the case in CPU2017. Half of the FP
> benchmarks in CPU2017 have Fortran code. We are not particularly
> interested in Fortran, but I assume that this benchmark selection
> reflects the fact that a lot of important scientific programs are
> written in Fortran. We will be happy to use Flang as soon as it is
> ready and capable of compiling CPU2017. Our life will be much easier
> with a native Fortran front end.
I believe that it can now. You should go to flang-compiler.org and, if
you find a problem, please file an issue on the flang github page.
> Ghassan Shobaki, Ph.D
> Assistant Professor of Computer Science
> California State University, Sacramento
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