[LLVMdev] 9 Ideas To Better Support Source Language Developers

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Wed Jan 7 17:43:01 PST 2004

On Wed, 7 Jan 2004, Valery A.Khamenya wrote:
> Wednesday, January 7, 2004, 9:37:19 PM, you wrote:
> Well, Chris, let's forget about traditions (finally LLVM is
> tradition-breaking thing!). At which level the optimization like i've
> meant *should* be implemented?..

Ok, I thought you were concerned about LLVM breaking the _correctness_ of
distributed programs, sorry.  :)

> If a priori optimization is restricted to a one host, then nothing to
> discuss. But just imagine that you say: "OK, let's make a basic
> support for code eval distributed to multiple hosts" :)
>   2. LLVM could bring a *lot* to distributed computing, if distributed
>      computing will be a *part* of LLVM concept.

Sure, that makes sense.  It's quite possible that there are things that
make sense to move down to the LLVM level, exposing all kinds of neat
opportunities.  If you'd like to look into this, that would be cool!  :)



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